Accredited First Aid Trainer Course

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We specialise in Train the Trainer Courses not only for the first aid training but also for many others such as this First Aid Trainer Course. This NEW Accredited First Aid at Work Trainer /Assessor CPD Course. See details of the requirement to teach awarding body accredited first aid awards at Awarding Body Forum and HSE first aid (New Requirements for teaching first aid).

Basic First Aid Training

This course includes a teaching award included free of cost in this course, called the Planning and Delivering Learning Sessions to Groups (PDLSG). The PDLSG teaching award will allow you to teach accredited awards. This award is for all persons who wish to teach and assess accredited First Aid at Work Courses, to the current HSE and Skills for Health standards. The teaching award can be used to teach other shorter courses. This First Aid Trainer Course is recognised by UK Awarding. The award is recognized for the teaching and assessing of First Aid at Work to the current HSE standards.

The accredited First Aid Trainers/Assessor (Level 3) Course is over 3 days cost is £375 plus vat which includes trainer manual, awarding body trainer certificate and a separate teaching award! Abertay just can’t be beaten on price and accreditation. This accredited trainers course includes trainer resources so that you start teaching without delay to include PowerPoint, Lesson Plans, Handouts etc.

  • Health & Safety at Work
  • First Aid at Work Update
  • First Aid Trainer Teaching Practice
  • Participation and Groupwork
  • Child & Baby First Aid Courses
  • Assessing First Aid at Work Practice
  • First Aid Code of Practice
  • First Aid Teaching Techniques
  • First Aid Trainer Resources
  • First Aid Trainer Teaching Practice
  • Record Keeping & Administration

You can book these public courses in London, Manchester, Newcastle, Bristol, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Cardiff or Belfast simply by clicking on the date required and filling in the online booking form. The link will show you the next date, just click on it to book or click on the more dates option to select one of the other future dates. You can even book this course by online live training with your instructor for first two days then do the final third practical day at the venue with date to be confirmed, by selecting the Online Zoom – Learn Anywhere option.

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To BOOK NOW just click on any DATE at your preferred LOCATION or Zoom and it will link to the online booking system. Then click on next date and book now, or select further dates and book now. You can also use booking form above or call us on 0333 500 5000.

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  • Successful candidates will receive a First Aid Trainers Certification recognised by UK Awarding Body. Accredited trainers will then be able to teach the First Aid at Work Courses as follows:
    • First Aid at Work (3 days)
    • Appointed Persons
    • Public First Aid
    • Child & Baby First Aid
    • First Aid at Work (Renew 2 day)
    • Emergency First Aid
    • CPR Courses
    • Update Courses

    There is also the option of doing the 3rd-day-afternoon session for the AED Trainers Course, for as we arrange all the AED Trainer Courses on the afternoon of the First Aid Trainers Course. The AED Trainers course is for a person who wishes to teach accredited AED awards.

    We at Abertay hold many public courses around England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Ireland. Just click on the course dates button below, for First Aid Trainer Courses in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Exeter, Newcastle, Bristol, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Cardiff, and Belfast. We, of course, offer in-house First Aid Trainer Courses at your venue, for your group anywhere in the UK.  So if you are in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland just call us now for details or click here. Candidates for this course must already hold a valid First Aid at Work Certificate to current HSE standards. Instead of the valid FAW certificate candidates can also hold current MOD certificate or be a qualified Nurse or current FPOS Intermediate. Please note the First Aid at Work, need to stay current as soon as this expires you can no longer teach, assess or IQA any first aid courses.

Abertay also produce First Aid PowerPoint slides for the trainer, have a First Aid Book as well as supply Trainers Insurance.  We also provide HSE First Aid Kits and AED Units. Are you already a First Aid Trainer then why not renew your trainer award with us.

The First Aid Trainers Course is over 3 days costs only £375 which will include trainer resources. The trainer resources include PowerPoint, Lesson Plans, Handouts etc.

After you complete this accredited trainers course, the first day and first unit is the same for all other 2 or 3 day trainer courses.  You will therefore be exempt from day 1 of further trainer courses. For example the Manual Handling Trainer, instead of 2 days you would only need to complete 1 day as well as get 20 percent off the cost of the course.

Can I complete a First Aid Trainer course online?
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Yes, you can complete the First Aid Trainer course online. There is even an accredited First Aid Trainer (Level 3) award which includes a separate teaching award you can complete online over 2 days. The course will include a pre-course study with a trainer manual and PowerPoint being sent before the course so you can be prepared.

The zoom first aid trainer’s course is completed over Zoom live with your instructor for the first 2 days and the final day’s practical assessment day at the venue. This is a great option as you can complete the course anywhere without any added costs of travel and accommodation. It’s easy to book as there are public course dates to click and book your place.

Can I get accredited first aid certificates for the persons I teach and assess?
first aid awarding body certificates

Yes with this course you can! This option of gaining accredited first aid at work certificates is only available if you have a teaching award and qualification in first aid at work. Ensure you have a valid recognised first aid trainer award recognised by UK awarding bodies. Then simply contact one of the awarding bodies for example SafeCert Awards have easy five-step instructions to gain your approval.

Accredited awarding body certification would for example be as follows:

  • SafeCert Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)
  • SafeCert SCQF Level 6 Award in First Aid at Work
  • SafeCert Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)
  • SafeCert SCQF Level 6 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work
How can I get my first aid course CPD accredited?
first aid awarding body certificates

First Aid CPD accreditation is a simply process to gain accredited CPD certification for the persons you then teach. Once you have the qualification for delivering first aid or have completed a first aid trainer course, you can then apply for CPD accreditation for the courses you delivery.

There are a number of CPD accreditation bodies including CPD UK, CPD Standards Office, CPD Group or SafeCert CPD.  The process to gain approval is you sign up as a centre which is free, then you would sign up for each course or activity you wish to get accredited, for which there is a fee per course approval usually in small monthly payments.

You would then send in the details of the course you wish to be approved with any lesson plans, PowerPoint and assessments you have, so it can be assessed towards accredited CPD Points. CPD Points are equivalent to 1 CPD Point to 1 accredited CPD Hour of activity.  Therefore each course will be accredited to the value of points to complete that activity or course.

Accredited CPD course examples are as follows:

  • Level 2 Award in First Aid Awareness (4 CPD Points)
  • First Aid at Work (Blending Learning Theory) (6 CPD Points)
  • First Aid for Children and Babies – Online Course (2 CPD Points)
How much does a first aid trainer course cost?
first aid trainer course cost

It all depends on the quality and accreditation which comes with the course. There are unaccredited first aid trainers courses at low cost but with no standards and no accreditation, the certification would not be recognised by any UK awarding body. The best option is to do an accredited first aid trainer course from one of the UK awarding bodies. Abertay for example provides a 3-day first aid train the trainer course at £375 + vat but there are many companies who offer first aid instructor courses that can be anything up to £700 + vat.

The best practice is to search for a trainer’s course that is recognised by one of the UK awarding bodies, then you will be assured that the first aid trainers course has been fully quality assured and assessed for content.