Employers must provide appropriate first aid personnel to attend to ill or injured employees.
How to you choose a first aid training provider to train your staff?
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has a helpful guide, which covers:
St Andrew’s First Aid is recognised by the HSE as a standard setter for workplace first aid training.
We meet and exceed the HSE guide in the following ways:
Yes. Our trainers have a current First Aid at Work certificate. They are regularly assessed and monitored to ensure they meet our training requirements.
Yes. Our trainers and assessors have a training and assessing qualification as required by the HSE.
We are committed to satisfying applicable requirements, including ISO 9001:2015, and ongoing continuous improvement of our products, services and quality management system.
Yes. Our training manager, Angela McCappin, has a current First Aid at Work certificate.
Yes. Our training manager, Angela McCappin, is fully qualified and meets the requirements of leading UK awarding organisations and regulators.
Yes. We provide our evaluation procedure to every candidate and is available upon request.
Yes. We take complaints seriously. Customer feedback is logged, reviewed and followed up within agreed timescales.
Yes. As a Voluntary Aid society, we are acknowledged by the HSE as a standard setter in first aid. In addition, we co-authored the First Aid Manual – the UK’s most comprehensive first aid publication.
We deliver first aid training across all industries, regardless of risk. We also tailor courses to meet customer needs.
Yes. Our course content covers the topics required by the HSE and has 18 contact hours of training/assessment over three days.
Yes. Our course content covers the topics required by the HSE and has 12 contact hours of training/assessment over two days.
For more information on selecting a training provider, please visit the HSE website.