Course Overview

This Emergency First Aid at Work training course complies with the guidelines and criteria as defined by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) in respect of the 1981 (First Aid) Regulations.

You will learn the skills and knowledge to provide Emergency First Aid treatment to those persons who fall ill or sustain an injury in a prompt, safe and effective manner. The topics covered in this course are in accordance with current guidelines published by the Resuscitation Council (UK), together with current awarding body’s processes and procedures.

Course Content

  • What is First Aid / Roles & Responsibilities
  • Scene Attendance / Recognising and Managing Dangers
  • Consent & Legislation
  • Primary & Secondary Surveys 
  • Recovery Position
  • Choking
  • Bleeding & Catastrophic Bleeding (Discussion)
  • Burns & Scolds
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • De – Fib ( AED )

Practical sessions

  • CPR
  • AED
  • Recovery Position
  • Choking—Adult / Child
  • Shock
  • Primary & Secondary Surveys
  • Bleeding

A level of physical fitness is required, please see additional information.


Assessment is continous through out the course, with students demonstrating competence through practical scenarios.


  • First Aid Manual

Additional information

Viking Training asks that any person who is booked onto the course is physically capable of undertaking the practical sessions with being able to kneel on the floor. If for any reason you are unable to do so, please inform us and we will make any reasonable adjustment to the practical session so allowing you to fully participate in the training.