Annual refresher training (BLS)

Annual refresher training (BLS)

The HSE strongly recommends a refresher session once every year to maintain skills and knowledge

This is an annual 3hr refresher courses and, although not mandatory, these courses help maintain your basic skills and keep you stay up to date with any changes to first aid

This course is for people holding a current First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work certificate.


Core first aid training covers the essential skills required to assess & treat a casualty who is bleeding, unconscious or stopped breathing. This includes the basic skills needed to ‘hold the fort’ until Paramedic help arrives.

Course Content

  • Assessing vital signs
  • Stabilising an unconscious casualty (including seizures)
  • Treating immediately life threatening conditions
  • Basic Life Support & use of an AED (defibrillator)
  • Recognising & treating bleeding, burns & shock

This course is certificated & valid for one year. Please note that this does not replace the Emergency First Aid at Work or First Aid at Work qualifications.

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At A Glance


Anyone having completed an EFAW or FAW certificate and require an annual update

Duration: 3hrs

Cost: £40/person

CPR training
Unconscious casualty

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