Appointed Persons' First Aid

For Any member of an organisation who is likely to find themselves taking charge or who has been appointed to take charge of first aid equipment during a first aid emergency, in the absence of a qualified First Aider.


A one-day, non-assessed course, recommended by the HSE in the new ACOP L74 as the minimum level of training for persons in low-risk workplace environments.


All candidates should be aware that the course is of a practical nature therefore casual clothes should be worn. Female personnel attending are advised to wear trousers.

Course Aims

To provide participants with sufficient knowledge and confidence to deal with an accident until a qualified first aider or the emergency services take charge of the situation.

Course Objectives

On completion of the training, successful candidates should have the knowledge and understanding of:

  • Principles of first aid.
  • The action to be taken in the event of an emergency.
  • The correct method of basic life support
  • Typical major injuries and the action to be taken to preserve life.


On successful completion of the course and final assessment, the delegate will receive a certificate of attendance. This is valid for 3 years.


Length: 1 day, 09:30 - 16:30

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