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

Email: safety@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.

First Aid at Work courses: September 2018 – July 2019

Venue: Willow Terrace Training Room

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.

12/13/14 September 2018

3 day beginner course

3/4/5 October 2018

3 day beginner course

22/23/24 October 2018

3 day beginner course

7/8/9 November 2018

3 day beginner course

19/20/21 November 2018

3 day beginner course

28/29/30 November 2018

3 day beginner course

14/15/16 January 2019

3 day beginner course

6/13/20 February 2019 (split course)

3 day beginner course

25/26/27 February 2019

3 day beginner course

13/14/15 March 2019

3 day beginner course

8/9/10 April 2019

3 day beginner course

24/25/26 April 2019

3 day beginner course

22/23/24 May 2019

3 day beginner course

10/11/12 June 2019

3 day beginner course

3/4/5 July 2019

3 day beginner course


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.

6/7 September 2018

2 day refresher course

10/11 September 2018

2 day refresher course

18/19 September 2018

2 day refresher course

30/31 October 2018

2 day refresher course

14/15 November 2018

2 day refresher course

3/4 December 2018

2 day refresher course

7/8 January 2019

2 day refresher course

28/29 January 2019

2 day refresher course

14/15 February 2019

2 day refresher course

21/22 February 2019

2 day refresher course

6/7 March 2019

2 day refresher course

25/26 March 2019

2 day refresher course

15/16 April 2019

2 day refresher course

30 April/1 May 2019

2 day refresher course

20/21 May 2019

2 day refresher course

30/31 May 2019

2 day refresher course

3/4 June 2019

2 day refresher course

27/28 June 2019

2 day refresher course

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.