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About First Aid Academy Ltd

First Aid Academy Ltd is a specialist organisation approved to run courses that fulfil the Heath and Safety at Work regulations.

First Aid Academy works with an OfQual approved Awarding Body, to deliver nationally recognised Outdoor/Mountain First Aid and Sports First Aid courses.

With the withdrawal of the Health and Safety Executive from the approval of first aid training, we feel it is in our clients best interest to have an accredited award. Therefore, we shall be delivering all First aid at Work and Emergency First Aid at Work qualifications through our Awarding Bodies, and listed on the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework).

Our courses and supplies are competitively priced.  Certificates are valid for three years.

The Qualifications are an Awarding Body with the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OfQual) in England and Wales.

First Aid Academy Ltd is an approved provider for the QNUK. This allows The First Aid Academy to deliver a range of nationally accredited first aid courses. QNUK certificates the First Aid Academy training courses and supports the rigorous monitoring of our trainers to enable us to work to the highest standards.

Employers need assurance that they have selected an appropriate training provider. Employers will therefore need to check that training providers meet the standards in a number of areas (due diligence). All training providers should be prepared to demonstrate that they:

  • are competent to deliver first-aid training
  • have qualified trainers
  • teach relevant course content in the correct way
  • have the necessary quality assurance systems in place

When using First Aid Academy Ltd you will not need to do any due diligence to satisfy yourself of their competence.

First Aid Academy Ltd operates under awarding organisations who are recognised by qualification regulators Ofqual,  and the Welsh Government) and have dedicated policies and quality assurance processes

You can find more advice in HSE’s information sheet GEIS3 Selecting a first-aid training provider: A guide for employers (www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/geis3.htm).