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SRUC Training Courses: First Aid at Work

Accrediting Body



The benchmark for workplace First Aid. This training course takes place over three consecutive days. It is a comprehensive course that provides the skills required by a modern First Aider along with the confidence to deal with real life emergencies.

What is Involved?

Course content includes:
•Understanding the role of the first-aider including reference to:(i) the importance of preventing cross-infection;
(ii) the need for recording incidents and actions;
(iii) use of available equipment;

•Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
•Administering first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure)
•Administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation
•Administering first aid to a casualty who is choking
•Administering first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
•Administering first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
•Providing appropriate first aid for minor injuries
•Administering First Aid to a casualty with:
- injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries
- chest injuries
- burns and scalds
- eye injuries
- sudden poisoning
- anaphylactic shock

•Recognising the presence of major illness and providing appropriate First Aid (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes)

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Certification/Award on Completion

Formal Certification is gained on completion of this course and is valid for three years.

What you will need to bring

Please wear comfortable and unrestricted clothing

Course Dates

SRUC Aberdeen Campus

SRUC Elmwood Campus Dates:

18th November 2020
3rd March 2021

SRUC Oatridge Campus Dates:
10 March 2021


3 days

Start/Finish Times

9am to 4.30pm approximately


SRUC Aberdeen Campus;
SRUC Ayr Campus;
SRUC Barony Campus;
SRUC Elmwood Campus;
SRUC Oatridge Campus.


£225.00 per person. Course fees include training, assessment and registration fees. Please note there is no VAT on our training.

Bespoke prices for group bookings are available. Please contact us to discuss.


Important update

Individual Training Accounts will open on Monday 13 January 2020.

This phase of the scheme will accept up to 10,000 new applications.

SDS Individual Training Accounts (ITA)

You may be eligible for part funding to support the cost of this course.

Get up to £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA).

You could use the money to build the skills you need for a job. Or get some training to take your career to the next level. Whatever you want to do, there is a wide range of ITA approved courses on offer.
And because it's not a loan you don't have to pay it back.

Sounds good? Start searching for an ITA approved course and apply online.
For further information please visit:

How do I book?

To book a place on one of our courses, please complete and return the course booking form to the appropriate campus address or email address shown below. Course fees must be paid in full at the time of booking. Payments can be made over the phone using a debit/credit card, by cheque made payable to SRUC or by Bank Transfer (for bank transfer details please contact your chosen campus).


Cancellations must be made at least 10 working days prior to the course start date otherwise the full course fee is still payable. In the event that SRUC has to cancel a course for any reason your course fees will be refunded in full or your booking transferred to the next available date if this is suitable.


Sandra Sey ( SRUC Aberdeen)

01224 711121

Contact 2

Tom Findlay (SRUC Ayr/Aucincruive)

01292 525419

Contact 3

Fiona Lanni (SRUC BaronyAyr)


Contact 4

Liz Rioch (SRUC Elmwood)

01334 658842

Contact 5

Samantha Bain (SRUC Oatridge)