First Aid Basic Skills Update Course

This 3 hour annual refresher training or Basic Skills update (BSU) or annual refresher training is not mandatory but follows a recommendation by the HSE that all first aiders undertake annual refresher training.

What You’ll Learn

  • Primary Survey
  • Introduction to DRABC
  • CPR
  • Unresponsive Casualty who is not Breathing Normally
  • Unconscious Casualty
  • Recovery position
  • Manage a Casualty in Seizure
  • External Bleeding and Shock
  • Treatment of bleeding and the casualty in shock

Certificate Award

Externally accredited and certificated by Qualsafe Awards Ltd

Course Dates & Locations

We can provide this training course at a date and location of your choice including Scotland, Liverpool and London.
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Suited Professions

  • This link to the HSE website provides online information as to your First Aid work requirements.

    Alternatively, get in touch and we will be able to advise as which is the best course for you.


A valid and in date HSE or QCF First Aid at Work, Emergency First Aid At Work or AED certificate.

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