Duration: 3 hours (0.5 day)

  Cost: £56.00

  Certification Type: NEAS Certificate

  Certification Valid For (Months): 12

Please note: If your preferred course date is fully booked, and there are no other suitable alternatives, please get in touch with our team to see what we can do for you. We may be able to add new course dates to our schedule or provide bespoke training for you at your own premises. Please call us on 0300 777 2717 or e-mail commercialtraining@neas.nhs.uk

  Scheduled Courses
Start Date Time Venue Places Left
2022-09-15T12:00:00Z 2022-09-15T12:00:00Z Education Centre, Team Valley 6 Book Now  
2022-11-02T09:00:00Z 2022-11-02T09:00:00Z Education Centre, Team Valley 10 Book Now  
2023-02-01T13:00:00Z 2023-02-01T13:00:00Z Education Centre, Team Valley 10 Book Now  

  Course Overview:

First aiders who hold a valid First Aid at Work certificate are strongly advised by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to undertake Annual Skills Update training to maintain basic skills and to keep up to date with any changes.

This course revisits the basics to top-up the skills of first aiders, providing them with the opportunity to practice and update their knowledge, build expertise and confidence, as well as refreshing practical skills.

  Course Will Enable Learners To:

The course recaps how to help someone who is:

  • unresponsive and breathing
  • unresponsive and not breathing, including how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • choking
  • bleeding
  • in shock
  • burned
  • having a seizure.


Candidates are continuously assessed by North East Ambulance Service trainers throughout the course.

  Certification / Qualification:

On successful completion of this course candidates will receive a North East Ambulance Service approved Annual Skills Update certificate which is valid for one year.

  Daily Programme:

The course will generally start at 09.00 and finish at 12.00.

  Venue Information:

Public courses open to individiual delegate bookings take place at our dedicated training centre at Education Centre, Team Valley Trading Estate, Newcastle upon Tyne.

We can also undertake training at your workplace or choice of venue for privately booked courses for up to 12 delegates. Please call 0300 777 2717 or email us to discuss.