South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS
Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is offering a one-day Emergency First Aid
Training Course at its Make Ready Centres in Polegate on 14 January
and in Chertsey, on 21 January 2017.

specially designed and accredited course is suitable for small and
low risk businesses to help them meet the Health and Safety
Executive’s (HSE) requirement to have an appointed person with
defined first aid skills working on their premises.  It is
also an opportunity for any member of the public wanting to gain or
improve their emergency first aid skills.

On completion, successful attendees will
receive an Ofqual approved certificate in Emergency First Aid and a
training manual.

The successful trainees will have acquired the
following skills:

  • Understand the role of the
    First Aider
  • Situation Assessment
  • Reporting and Record
  • Administer First Aid to an
    unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation, adult, child
    and infant protocols
  • Choking, adult, child and
    infant protocols
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Minor Injuries


SECAmb’s Volunteer Operations Manager, Emma Ray, said: “We’re
delighted to be able to offer an accredited Emergency First Aid
Course for the general public. The course costs £90 instead of
the usual £105 and this includes a certificate that is valid for a
period of three years. The job of our highly experienced and
professional trainers is to ensure that they share their skills and
knowledge with the people they are training so that their expertise
can be transferred to other people helping our wider

To book a place for either event, please email
or call 07795 667840.

For those not able to make the events in
Polegate and Chertsey, a range of other first aid courses is

Please look at our First Aid Courses for all the details.