First Aid at Work Courses in Essex

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If an employer has identified that first-aiders are required in their workplace, the HSE state that they must ensure anyone selected to become first aiders undertake the appropriate training. This 3-day course delivered by our experienced trainers is for those working in a high-risk industry including construction, manufacturing, warehousing, sport, hospitality and on the railways. Courses can be undertaken at our training venues of if you have several delegates, the course can be delivered at your premises.

What is covered in the course?

The 3-day First Aid at Work courses are accredited by TQUK and comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974. The course covers the following aspects of first aid to ensure that in an emergency situation you will be confident in delivering potentially lifesaving first aid:

  • The role of a First Aider
  • First Aid priorities
  • Bones, joint and muscle injury
  • Incident management
  • How to recognise minor illnesses
  • Employer and employees responsibilities
  • Managing major illnesses
  • Unconscious casualties
  • Dealing with airway disorders
  • Infections
  • CPR
  • Eye Injury
  • Poisoning
  • Wounds
  • Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Casualty transportation
  • Scalding and burns
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Casualty transportation
  • Accident reporting
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Chest and head injury
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Dealing with a heart attack or angina


The training takes place over 3 consecutive days either at one of our training venues or at your premises if you have 6 or more delegates. There is an open, written response to complete for this course as opposed to an exam which can be completed throughout the course or as a group exercise at the end to compound your first aid knowledge.


Your certificate will last for a period of 3 years, following which you will need to take refresher course before the existing certificate expires, although under current guidelines it is recommended to refresh your first aid training every year.

To book a space on one of our popular first aid courses in Essex you can email or call Target Zero directly on 0333 444 0018.

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Blending decades of combined industry experience with innovation, Target Zero Training was established by skilled construction professionals who are passionate about delivering comprehensive training solutions to businesses in the sector. Our health and safety awareness courses and tailored programmes contain engaging, up to date content and are designed for corporations of all sizes.

Why choose a Target Zero course?

One company for all your health and safety needs
Courses available at times and locations that suit you
Customised training solutions to meet your requirements
Working with parties of any size, from one employee to entire workforces
Delivering training from experienced industry professionals
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Target Zero provides a wide range of health and safety training solutions to managers and contractors across the UK workforce. The aim of the courses are to provide high-quality training to equip anyone working in construction trade with the necessary skills and knowledge to complete their roles safely. Whether you’re looking for a CITB Site Safety Course, including the HSA, SMSTS, SSSTS, SEAT and refresher, you can be assured that Target Zero delivers precisely the training your company needs. We also offer Temporary Works, NEBOSH, IOSH, NVQ’s and Mental Health training.
We offer a range of courses which you can take either online or in the classroom at our venues in Chelmsford, Peterborough, Stratford, Grimsby, Barking, Crawley or Sheffield. The price of the courses varies depending on the length and contents of the training, for example, our Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme online course is priced at £149, whilst the CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme online costs £449.

For your convenience, we accept a variety of credit cards and can also offer up to 50% when you purchase a bundle of e-courses.

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