Human Resources

Health and Safety

First Aid Training Programme

Training is organised through the Health and Safety Office, contact All first aid courses must be accredited by the HSE.
To become a First Aider: 3 day First Aid at Work Training (On completion of this course, you will become a University First Aider and receive an allowance)
To Re-certify: 2 day First Aid at Work Re-certification course taken after 3 years.
To become an Emergency First Aider: 1 Day Emergency First Aid Training


Skills Workshops - Workshops are open to all First Aiders who wish to practice unused skills or discuss relevant First Aid topics. All First Aiders should attend one workshop within the 3 year period between courses as part of the Annual Refresher Training.  A certificate will be issued on completion of the workshop. 


Related Training - (recommended by the Health and Safety Office)

Accident Reporting -  To enable staff to understand and appreciate the importance of the University’s Accident Reporting procedures.  To ensure accurate completion of the necessary forms.

Anaphylaxis Awareness and Epi-Pen Training - To enable trained first aiders to understand the symptoms of anaphylaxis and administer an Epi-Pen in situations that require them.

AED Training - To familiarise trained first aiders with the use of University Defibrillators


To book on any of the above courses email: