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First Aid Open Training Courses

First aid courses with places available to groups or individuals

Training courses for everyone

We offer open courses as well as our corporate courses. These open courses are available to anyone – whether you want to learn first aid to try and get a new job, or you want to be able to help someone if a situation ever arises. We deliver these courses across Essex, Suffolk and London but also can arrange them in other areas if there is the demand.

How our first aid open courses work

With our open courses, you can book a single place or multiple places. These courses are designed for people who don’t want or need a group course, may be coming along with a friend or partner or those who simply want to learn new first aid skills for themselves or their career. Follow the steps below to get a place on one of our open training courses.

  1. Find the course that meets your requirements below, checking for the course content, venue and date
  2. If you would like a place on the course, click ‘book here’
  3. Fill in the contact form with your details and we will get back to you

Upcoming first aid open courses

If you don’t want to make a group booking, or you just want to get training as an individual, take a look at our upcoming open course dates. If there is a specific course you are looking for but you don’t see it below, get in touch to find out when the next one might take place.

The learning outcomes required by Health and Safety at Work etc Act. 1974, the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the latest Resuscitation Council UK 2015 guidelines are in this First Aid at Work training course. Additional content can be added for sector-specific training.

The outline of this course is:

  • Understand the role of the first aider in the workplace
  • Assess the scene and deliver an immediate response in a safe, prompt and effective way
  • Identify and provide emergency treatment to a person who is unconscious
  • Recognise and provide emergency treatment to a person in cardiac arrest, choking or having a serious bleed
  • Detect shock and provide appropriate management of the patient
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

Date:  Monday August, 17th

Venue:  Coggeshall

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £89 per person

Book this course

We exceed the requirements laid down by OFSTED and EYFS for people needing the full 12 contact hour first aid course for infant and child. Dealing in real-life scenarios and packed with information specific to the child in an emergency, we support the campaign by the Health and Safety Executive and Department for Education in highlighting the importance of annual refreshers in first aid.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

** To attend this course you need to complete day 1 on-line training. We can provide the online module.

Date:  Monday August, 17th

Venue: White Hart Hotel, Coggeshall

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £99 per person special price includes the online module

Book this course

We exceed the requirements laid down by OFSTED and EYFS for people needing the full 12 contact hour first aid course for infant and child. Dealing in real-life scenarios and packed with information specific to the child in an emergency, we support the campaign by the Health and Safety Executive and Department for Education in highlighting the importance of annual refreshers in first aid.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

Date:  Monday August, 17th Tuesday 19th August

Venue: White Hart Hotel, Coggeshall

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £125 per person

Book this course

The learning outcomes required by Health and Safety at Work etc Act. 1974, the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the latest Resuscitation Council UK 2015 guidelines are in this First Aid at Work training course. Additional content can be added for sector-specific training.

The outline of this course is:

  • Understand the role of the first aider in the workplace
  • Assess the scene and deliver an immediate response in a safe, prompt and effective way
  • Identify and provide emergency treatment to a person who is unconscious
  • Recognise and provide emergency treatment to a person in cardiac arrest, choking or having a serious bleed
  • Detect shock and provide appropriate management of the patient
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

Date:  Wednesday 19th August

Venue:  Chelmsford

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £89 per person

Book this course

We exceed the requirements laid down by OFSTED and EYFS for people needing the full 12 contact hour first aid course for infant and child. Dealing in real-life scenarios and packed with information specific to the child in an emergency, we support the campaign by the Health and Safety Executive and Department for Education in highlighting the importance of annual refreshers in first aid.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

** To attend this course you need to complete day 1 on-line training. We can provide the online module.

Date:  Wednesday 19th August

Venue: Chelmsford

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £99 per person Special price includes the online module

Book this course

The learning outcomes required by Health and Safety at Work etc Act. 1974, the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the latest Resuscitation Council UK 2015 guidelines are in this First Aid at Work training course. Additional content can be added for sector-specific training.

The outline of this course is:

  • Understand the role of the first aider in the workplace
  • Assess the scene and deliver an immediate response in a safe, prompt and effective way
  • Identify and provide emergency treatment to a person who is unconscious
  • Recognise and provide emergency treatment to a person in cardiac arrest, choking or having a serious bleed
  • Detect shock and provide appropriate management of the patient
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

Date:  Thursday 20th August

Venue:  Basildon

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £89 per person

Book this course

We exceed the requirements laid down by OFSTED and EYFS for people needing the full 12 contact hour first aid course for infant and child. Dealing in real-life scenarios and packed with information specific to the child in an emergency, we support the campaign by the Health and Safety Executive and Department for Education in highlighting the importance of annual refreshers in first aid.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

** To attend this course you need to complete day 1 on-line training. We can provide the online module.

Date:  Thursday 20th August

Venue: Basildon

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £99 per person Special price includes the online module

Book this course

The learning outcomes required by Health and Safety at Work etc Act. 1974, the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the latest Resuscitation Council UK 2015 guidelines are in this First Aid at Work training course. Additional content can be added for sector-specific training.

The outline of this course is:

  • Understand the role of the first aider in the workplace
  • Assess the scene and deliver an immediate response in a safe, prompt and effective way
  • Identify and provide emergency treatment to a person who is unconscious
  • Recognise and provide emergency treatment to a person in cardiac arrest, choking or having a serious bleed
  • Detect shock and provide appropriate management of the patient
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

Date:  Monday August, 17th

Venue:  Coggeshall

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £89 per person

Book this course

We exceed the requirements laid down by OFSTED and EYFS for people needing the full 12 contact hour first aid course for infant and child. Dealing in real-life scenarios and packed with information specific to the child in an emergency, we support the campaign by the Health and Safety Executive and Department for Education in highlighting the importance of annual refreshers in first aid.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

** To attend this course you need to complete day 1 on-line training. We can provide the online module.

Date:  Monday August, 24th

Venue: Coggeshall

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £99 per person Special price includes the online module

Book this course

We exceed the requirements laid down by OFSTED and EYFS for people needing the full 12 contact hour first aid course for infant and child. Dealing in real-life scenarios and packed with information specific to the child in an emergency, we support the campaign by the Health and Safety Executive and Department for Education in highlighting the importance of annual refreshers in first aid.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

Date:  Monday August, 24th  Tuesday 25th August

Venue: White Hart Hotel, Coggeshall

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £125 per person

Book this course

The learning outcomes required by Health and Safety at Work etc Act. 1974, the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the latest Resuscitation Council UK 2015 guidelines are in this First Aid at Work training course. Additional content can be added for sector-specific training.

The outline of this course is:

  • Understand the role of the first aider in the workplace
  • Assess the scene and deliver an immediate response in a safe, prompt and effective way
  • Identify and provide emergency treatment to a person who is unconscious
  • Recognise and provide emergency treatment to a person in cardiac arrest, choking or having a serious bleed
  • Detect shock and provide appropriate management of the patient
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

Date:  Wednesday 26th August

Venue:  Chelmsford

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £89 per person

Book this course

We exceed the requirements laid down by OFSTED and EYFS for people needing the full 12 contact hour first aid course for infant and child. Dealing in real-life scenarios and packed with information specific to the child in an emergency, we support the campaign by the Health and Safety Executive and Department for Education in highlighting the importance of annual refreshers in first aid.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

** To attend this course you need to complete day 1 on-line training. We can provide the online module.

Date:  Wednesday 26th August

Venue: Chelmsford

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £99 per person Special price includes the online module

Book this course

The learning outcomes required by Health and Safety at Work etc Act. 1974, the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the latest Resuscitation Council UK 2015 guidelines are in this First Aid at Work training course. Additional content can be added for sector-specific training.

The outline of this course is:

  • Understand the role of the first aider in the workplace
  • Assess the scene and deliver an immediate response in a safe, prompt and effective way
  • Identify and provide emergency treatment to a person who is unconscious
  • Recognise and provide emergency treatment to a person in cardiac arrest, choking or having a serious bleed
  • Detect shock and provide appropriate management of the patient
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

Date: Thursday 27th August

Venue:  Basildon

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £89 per person

Book this course

We exceed the requirements laid down by OFSTED and EYFS for people needing the full 12 contact hour first aid course for infant and child. Dealing in real-life scenarios and packed with information specific to the child in an emergency, we support the campaign by the Health and Safety Executive and Department for Education in highlighting the importance of annual refreshers in first aid.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

** To attend this course you need to complete day 1 on-line training. We can provide the online module.

Date:  Thursday 27th August

Venue: Basildon

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £99 per person Special price includes the online module

Book this course

The learning outcomes required by Health and Safety at Work etc Act. 1974, the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the latest Resuscitation Council UK 2015 guidelines are in this First Aid at Work training course. Additional content can be added for sector-specific training.

The outline of this course is:

  • Understand the role of the first aider in the workplace
  • Assess the scene and deliver an immediate response in a safe, prompt and effective way
  • Identify and provide emergency treatment to a person who is unconscious
  • Recognise and provide emergency treatment to a person in cardiac arrest, choking or having a serious bleed
  • Detect shock and provide appropriate management of the patient
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

Date:  Tuesday 31st August

Venue: White Hart Hotel, Coggeshall

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £89 per person

Book this course

We exceed the requirements laid down by OFSTED and EYFS for people needing the full 12 contact hour first aid course for infant and child. Dealing in real-life scenarios and packed with information specific to the child in an emergency, we support the campaign by the Health and Safety Executive and Department for Education in highlighting the importance of annual refreshers in first aid.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

** To attend this course you need to complete day 1 on-line training. We can provide the online module.

Date:  Tuesday 31st August

Venue: White Hart Hotel, Coggeshall

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £99 per person Special price includes the online module

Book this course

We exceed the requirements laid down by OFSTED and EYFS for people needing the full 12 contact hour first aid course for infant and child. Dealing in real-life scenarios and packed with information specific to the child in an emergency, we support the campaign by the Health and Safety Executive and Department for Education in highlighting the importance of annual refreshers in first aid.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

Date:  Tuesday 31st August – Wednesday 1st September

Venue: White Hart Hotel, Coggeshall

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £125 per person

Book this course

The learning outcomes required by Health and Safety at Work etc Act. 1974, the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the latest Resuscitation Council UK 2015 guidelines are in this First Aid at Work training course. Additional content can be added for sector-specific training.

The outline of this course is:

  • Understand the role of the first aider in the workplace
  • Assess the scene and deliver an immediate response in a safe, prompt and effective way
  • Identify and provide emergency treatment to a person who is unconscious
  • Recognise and provide emergency treatment to a person in cardiac arrest, choking or having a serious bleed
  • Detect shock and provide appropriate management of the patient
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

Date: Tuesday 1st September

Venue:  Chelmsford

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £89 per person

Book this course

We exceed the requirements laid down by OFSTED and EYFS for people needing the full 12 contact hour first aid course for infant and child. Dealing in real-life scenarios and packed with information specific to the child in an emergency, we support the campaign by the Health and Safety Executive and Department for Education in highlighting the importance of annual refreshers in first aid.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

** To attend this course you need to complete day 1 on-line training. We can provide the online module.

Date:  Tuesday 1st September

Venue: Chelmsford

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £99 per person Special price includes the online module

Book this course

The learning outcomes required by Health and Safety at Work etc Act. 1974, the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the latest Resuscitation Council UK 2015 guidelines are in this First Aid at Work training course. Additional content can be added for sector-specific training.

The outline of this course is:

  • Understand the role of the first aider in the workplace
  • Assess the scene and deliver an immediate response in a safe, prompt and effective way
  • Identify and provide emergency treatment to a person who is unconscious
  • Recognise and provide emergency treatment to a person in cardiac arrest, choking or having a serious bleed
  • Detect shock and provide appropriate management of the patient
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

Date: Tuesday 1st September

Venue:  Basildon

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £89 per person

Book this course

We exceed the requirements laid down by OFSTED and EYFS for people needing the full 12 contact hour first aid course for infant and child. Dealing in real-life scenarios and packed with information specific to the child in an emergency, we support the campaign by the Health and Safety Executive and Department for Education in highlighting the importance of annual refreshers in first aid.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

** To attend this course you need to complete day 1 on-line training. We can provide the online module.

Date:  Tuesday 1st September

Venue: Basildon

Times: 9am – 4pm, with one hour for lunch at 1pm

Parking: available at the back of the pub

Lunch: this is not included, but there are plenty of options in surrounding village

What you need to know: the course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing

Cost: £99 per person Special price includes the online module

Book this course

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