This qualification is suitable for anyone wishing to learn comprehensive first aid , this could include a workplace when their risk assessment states the qualifications is suitable, schools, universities, clubs, voluntary sector and to know what to do in the home to deal with comprehensive emergencies.
The new qualification for those that have not taken this qualification before or they have let their qualification elapsed. The required course time is 18 hours over 3 days and no more than 10 weeks.
The refresher course is available to those that have an in-date certificate on the final assessment date. This qualification is 12 hours over a maximum of 6 weeks.
Both qualifications must be trained in a minimum of 2-hour segments and the certificate is valid for 3 years from the final assessment date.
This can be run as an Ofqual accredited qualification for an additional fee or be fully regulated as HSE Selecting a First Aid Training provided Requires by PTDQ. Distant learning available for this qualification.