First Aid Training

First Aid Training

The University is legally required to provide adequate equipment, facilities and personnel for employees to get first aid if they are injured or ill at work.

For more information see here

First Aid Training 
There is a programme of training available throughout the year for new first aiders and refresher sessions for existing first aiders.  

If you are interested in becoming a first aider please speak to your line manager initially.

For course availability or contact the Occupational Health Service on: 

Tel: 0113 343 2997
Email: occupationalhealth@leeds.ac.uk 

Courses fill up very quickly so please plan ahead.  Courses are free to university employees but failure to attend without notice may result in a charge to the employee's department.

Forthcoming courses 2016/17

•  21/22 November 2016 2 day - Refresher First Aid at Work

•  1/2 December 2016 2 day - Refresher First Aid at Work

•  5/6 December 2016 2 day - Refresher First Aid at Work

•  7/8/9 December 2016 3 day - Emergency First Aid at Work

•  18/19 January 2017 2 day - Refresher First Aid at Work

•  25/26/27 January 2017 3 day - Emergency First Aid at Work

•  2/3 February 2017 2 day - Refresher First Aid at Work

•  6/7 February 2017 2 day - Refresher First Aid at Work

•  15/16/17 February 2017 3 day - Emergency First Aid at Work

•  6/13/20 March 2017 3 day - Emergency First Aid at Work

•  7/8 March 2017 2 day - Refresher First Aid at Work

•  14/15 March 2017 2 day - Refresher First Aid

 •  24/25/26 April 2017 3 day - Emergency First Aid at Work

•  27/28 April 2017 2 day - Refresher First Aid at Work

•  8/9/10 May 2017 3 day - Emergency First Aid at Work

•  11/12 May 2017 2 day - Refresher First Aid at Work

•  15/16 May 2017 2 day - Refresher First Aid at Work

•  19/20/21 June 2017 3 day - Emergency First Aid at Work

•  26/27 June 2017 2 day - Refresher First Aid at Work

•  4/5/6 July 2017 3 day - Emergency First Aid at Work

• 12/13 July (Tues/Wed) 2 day - Refresher First Aid at Work

Course Information

Emergency First Aid at Work - 1 Day Course (run by request only) 
This course is 6 hours of practical training. No final exam is undertaken. The trainer uses continuous assessment by observation during the course. 


First Aid at Work - 3-day course 
This course is 18 hours over 3 days and includes a final practical assessment. 

• Courses will be provided as 3-day courses or 1 day per week for 3 weeks. 

• A certificate lasts 3 years.

Refresher First Aid at Work  - 2-day course
Refresher courses are 2 days and must be completed no later than the end of the month the certificate expires, otherwise, a full 3-day course must be retaken.