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First Aid


  • Start date:   August 2024
  • Level of Qualification:   Short Course
  • Course Type:   Part-time


This First Aid course provides vital knowledge for an "appointed person" within the workplace to deal with minor injuries and ailments, as well as being able to buy time for Emergency Services in the case of a more serious incident.

Duration: 1 day
Cost: £80 (non-refundable)
Location: Voluntary Sector Gateway in Bathgate (find out more about the venue here)

If you wish to book a place on this course please complete the fillable enrolment form for each candidate. Please return by email to

It may be easier to save the form as a PDF to a laptop before completing it, which can then be emailed as an attachment. The enrolment form can also be printed and scanned back by email as an attachment or handed in to the college reception.

Once the enrolment form has been received the attendee place will be confirmed on a first come first served basis. We are able to accommodate 12 people on this training course. It is advisable to confirm your places as soon as possible.  

For any queries, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the email provided. 

You can download an enrolment form here

You can read more about the enrolment process here

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    What the course includes

    The course is delivered by experienced and qualified tutors within a classroom environment using a number of techniques including instructor led presentations, discussions and group practice.

    The course covers:

    • Resuscitation
    • Choking
    • Bleeding and Shock
    • Heart Attacks
    • Electrical Injury
    • Fainting
    • Burns and Scalds
    • Epileptic Fits
    • Fractures
    • Poisoning
    • Contents of a comprehensive First Aid Box
First Aid

Why choose this course?

This course will enable you to be an "appointed person" within a low risk work environment, able to administer aid in the case of minor injuries and buy time for Emergency Services in serious cases.

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    Where it leads


    • Enhanced employment opportunities

Interview Arrangements

There is no interview required for this course.

Fees, Finance and Funding


To discuss payment options for your course please call 01506 427558 or email

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.