Wilderness Development

Personal development and outdoor education

First Aid at Work (3 days), meeting HSE recommendations.

HSE First Aid at Work course

Wilderness Development offer First Aid at Work (FAW) courses on demand. This three day (18hr) course is comprehensive, meets HSE recommendations, and designed for people intending to act as a primary First Aider at Work. This nationally recognised award is the standard course required for workplaces in the UK. Relevant, practical and interesting, Wilderness Development’s First Aid at Work course covers:

  • Treatment of the unconscious casualty
  • CPR
  • Dealing with bleeding
  • Casualty Handling – Preventing further injury and protecting the spine
  • Splints, breaks, traumas – Coping with injuries
  • Plenty of realistic scenarios

There is a a practical formal assessment at the end of the course, and we ensure that everyone is fully trained and confident before they attempt the assessment. The successful participants (which we expect will be everybody!) receive the “First Aid at Work (3 days)” certificate.

Awarding is through Active Aid Ltd who are members of, and independently inspected by, the First Aid Industry Body. Active aid are able to award OfQual certificates if required through the Qualification Network UK awarding organisation. This course meets HSE recommendations for First Aiders.

Past participants say

“Excellent delivery and a relaxed atmosphere”

“Great value for money, professionally delivered and fun :)”

“Great day and course will be recommending Will and his training to others. Thank you”

“A very thorough treatment of the subject.Very practical.”


No previous experience is required, and no prior knowledge is assumed.

Course Duration & Cost

This is a three day course.

The cost is £165 per person, with discounts available for group bookings. All public access courses take place in central Manchester.

Dates and availability

To find a date that suits you, or for more information call Will Sheaff on 07941 645 520.