Prepare and prevent, don't repair and repent.

Prepare and prevent, don't repair and repent.
Posted 09th February 2018

First aid skills can be lifesaving in the case of accidents and because they happen when you least expect it, having a first aid qualification should mean you are prepared to deal with them no matter how long it has been since you took the full course. That is why it’s essential that you refresh your abilities yearly. We listed some more reasons why taking a First aid refresher course is vital!

  • - The HSE strongly recommends first aiders to take a refresher course yearly during the 3-year certification period;
  • - It can be done online, which not only saves you money, but it allows you to learn from home and not miss days at work;
  • - Changes can take place if there are new discoveries about human health;
  • - You are most likely going to forget some skills as time passes;
  • - Over the period of time you will most likely lose confidence which can be tragic when you have to take control in an emergency;
  • - Employers must ensure that those identified to be first aiders undertake training appropriate to the need, which can include regular refresher courses.


To ensure you maintain your basic skills and keep up to date with any changes to first-aid procedures we offer the “Emergency First Aid at Work - Online Annual Refresher” course!

Do you, or your employees, need to take classroom-based first aid courses? We provide various courses to fit your needs! And our first aid requirements calculator freely provides you with a full breakdown of how many first aiders you need and what type of training they require.

What Our Customers Are Saying

  • Excellent course. Delivered with confidence and understanding of different learning abilities - SMSTS

    Ian Bowker, A L Coombs
  • Great knowledge, good teaching skills, kept a great deal of interest. Excellent. Good Explanations and great class participation - SMSTS Refresher

    Graham Wooton, BAM Construction
  • Extremely informative, had a great time - First Aid at Work

    Nicola Lang
  • Excellent, very informative and delivered by an excellent lecturer - IOSH Managing Safely

    Robert Evans-Meese, Anochrome