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First Aid Training in The Workplace

Our ethos is grounded in the principle of foresight—enabling us to intercept issues before they escalate into significant problems. Our ethos not only safeguards the well-being of our clients but also equips them with the essential skills and knowledge they need to overcome any hurdles they may encounter in their duties.

First aid training in the workplace is no exception to this philosophy. Preparing for medical emergencies is not just fulfilling legal obligations—it’s about creating a safer, more responsible environment for everyone. Whether you operate in a high-risk industry such as construction or in a lower-risk office setting, our tailored courses will provide you and your team with the necessary skills to handle various emergencies confidently and effectively.


Why First Aid Training Is Crucial

First aid training is not merely a box to tick on your compliance checklist; it’s an invaluable investment into the health and safety of your employees and, by extension, your organisation. The skills acquired during first aid training can mean the difference between life and death, rapid recovery, and long-term health complications in an emergency.

Legal Requirements

For businesses with five or more employees, having adequately trained first-aiders is not just a best practice—it’s a legal requirement in many jurisdictions. The level of training your team needs is determined through a risk assessment, considering factors such as the size of your workforce, the nature of the work, and the workplace environment.

Risk Assessment

A well-conducted risk assessment can help identify the level and type of first aid training needed for your specific workplace. Industries that come with higher risks—like construction, factories, and warehousing—naturally require a more advanced level of training. In contrast, lower-risk environments like offices may require less intensive training, but the need for basic first aid skills remains indispensable.

Preparedness & Proactivity

Our philosophy at Flagship emphasises proactive measures to prevent issues from escalating into serious problems. First aid training epitomises this approach by equipping your staff with the skills to respond effectively to various health emergencies. In doing so, you’re not just meeting a legal requirement but actively promoting a culture of safety and responsibility within your organisation.

Enhancing Employee Confidence

Knowing how to respond to a medical emergency can significantly boost employee confidence — this isn’t just about having the skills to administer CPR or treat a wound; it’s also having the peace of mind from knowing you’re prepared for various contingencies. This peace of mind, in turn, creates a more positive, secure work environment, which can have long-term benefits for employee well-being and productivity.

In summary, first aid training is crucial for multiple reasons: legal compliance, risk mitigation, and fostering a proactive culture of safety and responsibility in the workplace. With Flagship as your training partner, you can rest assured that you’re investing in comprehensive, high-quality training that meets and exceeds all these requirements.

Our Most
Popular Courses

1-Day Emergency First Aid Course

Our 1-day Emergency First Aid course is ideal for small to medium-sized businesses and industries with moderate risk factors. It covers essential skills like CPR, AED use, treating wounds and bleeding, and managing unconscious casualties. This course provides a solid foundation for responding to common medical emergencies at work.

2-Day Paediatric Course

Suitable For
  • Schools
  • Childcare providers
  • Nurseries
Content Overview
  • Infant and child CPR
  • Treating common childhood illnesses
  • Managing injuries like fractures and burns in children

1-Day Emergency First Aid Course

Suitable For
  • Smaller businesses
  • Low-risk environments like retail or office settings
Content Overview
  • Basic life support
  • Handling minor injuries
  • Emergency protocols

3-Day First Aid at Work Course

Suitable For
  • Larger businesses
  • High-risk industries like construction, factories, and warehousing
Content Overview
  • Advanced life support
  • Handling multiple casualties
  • Specific workplace-related health emergencies

Blended & In-person Options

Recognising our clients’ diverse needs and schedules, we offer both blended and entirely in-person training options.

Blended Courses
  • A combination of online modules and in-person training
  • Ideal for those who prefer the convenience of remote learning along with hands-on practice
Fully In-person Courses
  • A combination of online modules and in-person training
  • Ideal for those who prefer the convenience of remote learning along with hands-on practice

No matter your specific requirements, we at Flagship are committed to delivering high-quality, tailored first-aid training that empowers you and your team to act swiftly and effectively in emergencies. Choose the course that best fits your needs, and let us help you create a safer, more prepared workplace.

Basic 3-Hour Course

Our first aid courses are designed to be accessible and fit around your schedule. Most classes run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with approximately a one-hour lunch break at noon. Timings can be adapted if required. All our public courses have a maximum class size of 12 students per instructor.

For courses held at our training centre, light lunches and refreshments are provided. We can accommodate dietary requirements if informed in advance. Private lessons can also be arranged at your preferred location.

Our unique blended learning options combine online modules with in-person training. The online portion can be completed at flexible times to minimise time away from work. The in-person training then puts theory into practice.

While open courses have set dates, private bookings allow you to choose a timeframe that suits your team. Get in touch with our team to discuss available dates and book your preferred first aid course.

Trainers & Training Quality

Our experienced team of first aid trainers come from diverse backgrounds in healthcare and emergency response. Our team’s varied backgrounds enable them to provide relevant real-life examples and tailored scenarios to make the training applicable across different industries. We pride ourselves on having trainers with genuine first-aid experience, not just textbook knowledge.

To facilitate hands-on learning, we use an extensive range of top-quality training equipment, including choking vests, defibrillator trainers, bandages, burn gel, and more. Each course participant will have access to their manikin for practice scenarios. Our wide variety of equipment ensures an engaging and practical learning experience.

The expertise of our trainers, paired with our excellent training resources, is why we stand out compared to other first aid providers. We are committed to delivering high-quality, engaging first-aid courses that provide learners with the skills and confidence to act in real-life emergencies.

Why Choose Our First Aid Training?

Having qualified first aiders in your workplace is crucial for maintaining a safe environment and effectively responding in the event of an emergency. Our expert trainers will equip your staff with the skills and confidence to provide first aid when needed.

With a range of courses, flexible delivery options and an emphasis on practical, hands-on training, we aim to make quality first-aid education accessible for organisations of all sizes and risk profiles.

Contact our team today to discuss how we can help your business meet its first-aid training requirements. We’re committed to working together to determine the optimal training solution for your needs and budget.

Investing in regular, high-quality first aid training is a mark of a safety-conscious, responsible business. Don’t wait until an emergency happens – act now to ensure your employees are prepared to save lives.

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