First Aid at Work – Requalification – with Equestrian-Specific Supplement

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First Aid at Work – Requalification – with Equestrian-Specific Supplement

This comprehensive 2-day course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with an emergency situation with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.

In addition to this, should there have been any change to protocols during their initial qualification, then this will be updated.

All successful students will be issued with a new First Aid at Work Certificate, lasting for a period of 3 years, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their qualification.

This course will give participants a qualification to the highest level of First Aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. 

£1060 + VAT
14 hours (2 days)
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all learners must be a minimum of 16 years of age.
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Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suitable for a wide variety or equestrians including:

Equine vets & farriers, Horse riders, producers, competitors, grooms, Dressage, SJ, XC  instructors/trainers, Eventing instructors/trainers, harness trainers/driving trainers, Polocrosse trainers/horseball trainers/ polo trainers, Showing instructors/ sidesaddle trainers, Western trainers, Vaulting trainers, Freelance instructors/trainers, Endurance trainers, Point to point/horse racing trainers, Equestrian organisations, groups and societies, Yards and stables, Equestrian colleges/education centres, Equestrian clubs – riding clubs, pony clubs and Hunts.

Course syllabus and assessment

A range of subjects is covered including:
  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Control of bleeding
  • Poisoning
  • Burns
  • Epilepsy
  • Resuscitation
  • Bandaging
  • Heart attacks
  • Head injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Asthma
  • Stroke
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Shock (includingAnaphylaxis)
  • Choking
  • Eye injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Diabetes


Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day,along with a question paper on Day 1 and two question papers on Day 2.

A three year qualification certificate will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required. 

This course is accepted by the BHS for their register of instructors.

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Our courses are accredited by major awarding bodies: First Aid Awards & Ofqual

  • First aid Instructors are qualified to the highest standard with experience of using first aid in the equine industry.
  • All instructors have undergone comprehensive training themselves, enabling them to deliver a consistent and up-to-date quality course
  • All our Instructors are DBS checked

Convenient & flexible

Courses are arranged on a day, time and at a location to suit you. The cost and time of travelling are eliminated so yard duties can be tended to during the day.

All courses are bespoke to your riding establishment, with training tailored to meet your needs whether you are a riding club, polo club, hunt club, driving or pony club.


A really useful and enjoyable day learning some straightforward and practical first aid! As someone who has done very little first aid training at all I felt much more confident about helping in the future. The course was very well structured and I would definitely recommend it.

Liddy Hill

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