SQA Award In First Aid At Work Requalification @ SCQF L6


This is a 2 day requalification course for those qualified with First Aid at Work, who are due to renew their qualification (certificates valid for 3 years).

Delegates will confirm their knowledge and understanding on the role of the first aider, area assessment and dealing with major and minor illness. This course is a mix of theory and practical sessions, during which delegates will be required to demonstrate their level of knowledge and understanding of the training programme content.

Course code



Dumfries and Stranraer Campus


2 days, 09:00 – 16:30




Location: Dumfries
Day 1 – 11 Mar 2024 09:00
Day 2 – 18 Mar 2024 09:00

Day 1 – 25 Apr 2024 09:00
Day 2 – 02 May 2024 09:00

Day 1 – 28 May 2024 09:00
Day 2 – 04 Jun 2024 09:00

Day 1 – 13 Jun 2024 09:00
Day 2 – 20 Jun 2024 09:00

Entry Requirements

Delegates must
– hold a recognised and valid First Aid at Work certificate. (must be provided on day 1 of course)
– must be 16 years or older
– must provide photographic ID – e.g. Driving Licence or passport

Course Content

On completion of this course, successful delegates should be able to:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is: unresponsive (including seizure); choking or requires cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who has external bleeding, wounded or suffering from shock
  • Provide first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with: injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries; chest injuries; burns and scalds; eye injuries; sudden poisoning and anaphylactic shock
  • Recognise the presence of major illness and provide management of appropriate first aid (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes)

This course is a very practical course so you must be able to get up and down from the floor. Due to the nature of regulated first aid assessment, there will be a requirement to will work in very close proximity with others.


Candidates will be practically assessed continuously throughout the course along with supplementary theory questions.

Course Contact Details

If you would like more information or to reserve a place on a course, please get in touch.

Telephone: 01387 734199

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