Training Courses

Last year over 15,000 students qualified in first aid and health and safety training courses with us at our dedicated training centres across Scotland as well as through courses provided at customer premises.

Our Training Course Types:

workplace first aid course

Workplace First Aid Training Courses

We offer a wide range of workplace first aid training including the First Aid at Work qualification, Emergency First Aid at Work course and a ‘How to use an AED’ course.

Whatever your requirements we will work with you to find the most appropriate qualification to help you meet the HSE guidance.

Our range of courses also extend to Paediatric, Baby and Child, Sports Injury First Aid and much more. Many of our clients combine courses to ensure that their training complements the needs of their workplace and their customer group.

We offer the businesses a comprehensive range of First Aid at Work and Health and Safety courses. Candidates will learn the importance of safety compliance and workplace standards ensuring that your business conforms to Health and Safety Executive recommendations. The knowledge you or your staff will gain reduces the number of injuries and deaths within a working environment.

Associate Membership Insurance

We are so confident that we provide all of our students with the appropriate skills to be competent first aiders that you will automatically be included free of charge under our ‘Associate Membership Insurance’ cover when you or your employee successfully completes the course.

Fire Marshal training courses

Health and Safety Training Courses

Our health and safety courses are held in our training centres throughout Scotland. The courses on offer are Fire Marshal and Moving and Handling – Principles. Having your staff trained in these areas can go a long way to fulfilling your health and safety obligations in the workplace. Our knowledgeable staff are happy to discuss your requirements and help find the best solution for you.

St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd are world renowned for our first aid courses but did you know we can also provide you with other courses which cover your health and safety obligations?

To comply with The Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations, businesses are required to carry out a fire risk assessment and have an adequate number of competent fire marshals. If you are not sure how many fire marshals your business requires, you can use our online calculator* or call us on 0300 4 666 999 or email our sales team at

Fire Marshal course details can be found here.

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations place a duty on every employer to reduce the potential injury from manual handling operations.
Nearly one-third of all workers absence in the UK are because of back problems. To help you keep your costs down, and reduce the risk of injury to your employees, we recommend training your staff to handle objects and people safely.

Go to our Moving and Handling – Principles course page to book a course or find out more

Alternatively contact our sales team on 0300 4 666 999 or email

Public First Aid training courses

Public First Aid Training Courses

We have been teaching first aid to communities in Scotland since our charity was founded in 1882 and are considered leaders in our field. Our tailored courses for members of the public and community groups have been developed over many years to ensure that there is a course for everyone who is interested in learning these lifesaving skills.

Our courses range from basic CPR to the intensive Standard First Aid Course – the benchmark in first aid training.

Many of our courses are tailored to specific aspects of first aid, but they all include an overview of basic first aid skills. Our range includes: Emergency First Aid, Sports Injuries First Aid Levels 1 and 2, Baby and Child First Aid and Standard First Aid.

Our candidates leave with the confidence to provide first aid to their family, friends and the communities in which they live and work, in turn making Scotland a safer and more resilient country.

All of our candidates who successfully complete our public first aid training courses are covered by Associate Membership Insurance during the period of their certificate.

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E-Learning for Healthcare Professionals

Basic Life Support and Paediatric Basic Life Support in Hospital

New step-by-step video instructions, pictures, and simulations available on your tablet or computer. The all new in-hospital BLS and PBLS E-Learning modules of St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd make a perfect fit with the healthcare professionals and in-hospital procedures.

The E-Learning modules include advanced knowledge tests and interactive simulations. Adding a powerful new dimension to online learning. A digital certificate will be yours when you have successfully completed an e-Learning module. The St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd E-Learning modules are available in the online Knowledgedesk® library or connect with your Learn Management System (LMS) via SCORM, which enables intuitive new ways to interact with the St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd E-Learning. With our new BLS and PBLS E-Learning modules St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd continues to redefine the ultimate online learning experience and have CPD certification.

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E-Learning for the General Public

Baby and Child and Adult Life Saving Skills

Our online training courses provide a new, convenient and affordable way to learn basic life saving skills. Courses can be completed anywhere even in the comfort of your own home. Each of the online courses are based on international standards and conform to the current European Resuscitation Council guidelines. They are also approved by St Andrew’s First Aid’s Medical and First Aid Committee and have CPD certification.

Feel safer knowing you have taken the time to assist your child in an emergency if they ever need you!

An easy to use training course that uses high-quality video tutorials and real-life simulated scenarios

Assessments can be re-taken until the required pass rates are achieved and certificates are awarded at the end of each course.

Your learning will be to the European Resuscitation Council (ERC) “Gold Standard” of resuscitation training. These courses are also the only E-Learning courses approved by St Andrew’s First Aid.

Receive 12 months free unlimited access, so that you can refresh your skills at any time.

When training with St Andrew’s First Aid Training & Supplies Ltd you can be sure of a friendly welcome from our specialist trainers. You can relax in the knowledge that we help set the standard in first aid throughout the country, as co-authors of the official First Aid Manual for the UK.

Changes in 2013 to workplace first aid requirements mean it is now important for businesses to make the right decision when selecting training providers. More customers than ever choose our social-enterprise to give them peace of mind in meeting HSE regulatory obligations.

St Andrew’s First Aid Training & Supplies Ltd are a wholly owned subsidiary of St Andrew’s First Aid, Scotland’s leading first aid charity. Each year all profits are donated to the charity to help deliver the valuable support they provide communities throughout Scotland.


Call 0300 4 666 999 today to find out what training course is best for you or your business