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 Health and Safety Service on:

Tel: 0113 343 4203


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.


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.

26/27/28 September 2017                                                                           

16/17/18 October 2017                                                                                 

13/14/15 November 2017                                                                            

4/5/6 December 2017                                                                                   

30/31 Jan 2018/1 Feb 2018                                                                          

26/27/28 February 2018                                                                               

05/12/19 March 2018                                                                                     

16/17/18 April 2018                                                                                        

14/15/16 May 2018                                                                                         

20/21/22 June 2018                                                                                        

3/4/5 July 2018         


First Aid Refresher Training  - 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.

12/13 September 2017                                                                               

18/19 September 2017                                                                                 

2/3 October 2017                                                                                             

8/9 November 2017                                                                                       

20/21 November 2017                                                                                  

7/8 December 2017                                                                                       

8/9 January 2018                                                                                            

6/7 March 2018                                                                                              

19/20 April 2018                                                                                                

17/18 May 2018                                                                                                

25/26 June 2018   


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.