First Aid Training

We offer a full range of accredited and SQA regulated First Aid training courses in Edinburgh & the Lothians to help you comply with regulations and save lives. Our courses are delivered by professional and experienced tutors.

Our first aid services are delivered under the trading name ‘Edinburgh First Aid’.

A woman providing outdoor first aid.

2-Day Outdoor First Aid Course

This comprehensive two-day course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way, particularly where professional medical help is not immediately available.

3-Day First Aid at Work Course

It is a requirement of the Health & Safety law that employers provide a safe and healthy environment to work in. If your assessment of first aid needs highlights the need for qualified first aiders, then this level 3 qualification (level 6 in Scotland) will provide you with suitable, highly trained personnel.

2-Day First Aid at Work Requalification Course

This 2-day First Aid at Work course is designed for those who currently hold a First Aid at Work qualification and are due to expire.

1-Day Emergency First Aid at Work Course

Where an organisation’s risk assessment of First Aid needs identifies that there is a requirement for Emergency First Aid at Work practitioners, then this national Award in Emergency First Aid at Work satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid – the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

2-Day Paediatric First Aid Course

This course has been developed for those who are working with children and infants. It will be of particular interest to teachers, child minders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care.

1-Day Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course

This one-day Emergency Paediatric First Aid course has been designed for those who have an interest in child and infant basic life support.

1-Day Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis Course

An Anaphylactic shock, or anaphylaxis, is a life-threatening, serious allergic reaction to an allergen such as food substances or insect stings. If it is not treated appropriately, it may cause death. This training is for qualified First Aiders and Emergency First Aiders to enable them to recognise and treat anaphylaxis safely and effectively.