First Aid for Life

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Book your 'Covid-secure' training now as First Aid qualification extensions are expiring soon!

At First aid for Life, we care deeply about your safety. Our team of highly experienced medical, health and emergency services professionals understand the importance of infection control and social distancing. We adhere to all the latest guidance to ensure that you can safely attend our training. We understand your concerns learning first aid during the Covid-19 pandemic and are doing everything possible to ensure your peace of mind.

The HSE, DfES, Ofsted and EYFS had given extensions to qualifications until the end of September 2020 - these expire next week!

It is a legal requirement for all businesses to have appropriate First Aid cover and for child carers to meet regulatory paediatric first aid requirements.

Please book onto our ‘covid-secure’, socially distanced courses now!

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The 2020 Pneumonia Vaccine and Preventing the Flu

There is widespread apprehension this year about catching the flu against the backdrop of Covid-19. In this article, we tell you everything you need to know about the pneumonia vaccination, based on first-hand experience and NHS information. It is particularly important to prevent the flu this year to help relieve pressure on the NHS.

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Recognising Covid-19 Symptoms in Children

Schools are now open for autumn term which is great news for children’s education and families navigating a ‘new normal’. However, this comes with understandable concern regarding the spread of Covid-19 which hasn’t gone away. It is important that parents and teachers are aware of all the coronavirus symptoms that children might present which may differ from the infection in adults. In this article, we share the most common covid-19 symptoms to look out for in children.

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Emma recently appeared on talkRadio to share some Mental Health First Aid tips for dealing with back to school stress – click the image above to listen!

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Be sure to visit to refresh your first aid skills, it has never been more important to be able to look after yourself and your family!

Also great for CPD, Teenage First Aid, Mental Health First Aid, Regulated First Aid at Work Refreshers and Appointed Person qualifications.

If you need a first aid qualification urgently, please contact us

Individuals can now book on scheduled practical courses - be quick, they are going fast:


The following dates are suitable for those needing essential First Aid training, including Emergency First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid:

25th September - Full

26th September - Full

2nd October - Spaces

3rd October - Spaces

7th October - Few spaces

9th October - Spaces

13th October - Spaces

16th October - Spaces

17th October - Very few spaces

23rd October - Spaces

We operate a waiting list for all our courses - please email if there is a particular date you need - spaces do become available!

New courses are being added all the time - keep checking or send us an email!

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We have been awarded 'UK - Training Provider of the Year' in the ACQ5 Global Awards 2020.

Stay Safe Community

The Stay Safe Community is a free, supportive online community, helping you & your loved ones stay safe & healthy whilst isolating First Aid and accident prevention tips and advice.

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