If you are looking to complete first aid training for home or personal use, you’ll find yourself welcome on any SkillBase First Aid course.

If you’ve got children in the family, the great news is that all of our courses cover baby and child choking and resuscitation as standard. 

Our most popular courses for personal users are Emergency First Aid One Day Course and Paediatric First Aid Two Day Course, both of which are available for individuals at our centres.

You’ll also find lots of useful information for first aid at home in our videos and blog posts.


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World First Aid Day 2018 – Our top free guides.
SkillBase First Aid Training Courses

Today is World First Aid Day. Have you ever thought… ‘I *really* should learn some first aid?’ or ‘Would I know what to do in an emergency?’ As it’s World First Aid Day, maybe it’s time to take action? A recent report has shown that only half of people in […]

Meningitis: Why you shouldn’t wait for a rash.
SkillBase First Aid Training Courses Post Meningitis Rash

Often when we are training first aiders about Meningitis, people think that the main sign and symptom they should look out for is a distinctive rash. It’s super important that we do know about how to recognise and test this rash, but even more important that we all understand that […]

The Importance of Teaching First Aid to School Children – join the campaign!
SkillBase First Aid Train First Aid to School Children

We all know just how well children retain information. In fact, they are often referred to as being like sponges because of the way they soak up and remember important information. With this in mind, should all children be taught first aid in school? It seems as though failing to […]

Fake News! Coughing does not help you survive a heart attack.
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Have you seen the post doing the rounds on social media claiming that coughing during a heart attack can help? It’s been doing the rounds for years, and has had more comebacks that Britney Spears. The fact of the matter is it simply isn’t true – and sharing this post, […]

‘Could it be Sepsis?’

Sepsis is a rare but serious complication of an infection, leading to 44,000 deaths annually. It occurs when the body is overwhelmed by infection, although it can start from something as simple as a cut or a bite.   Sepsis can happen after chest or water infections, problems in the abdomen such as […]

Free Printable Summer Holiday Family First Aid Guide
SkillBase First Aid Free Summer Holiday First Aid Guide

After what seemed like such a long winter, it’s so lovely to have the sun shining!  Summer holiday season is just around the corner. For some of us this means jetting off to a exotic place in the sun. For others, their perfect summer holiday is an ice-cream and donkey […]

If you’re looking for a sign…
Ambulance 999

If it was the middle of the night, and you were waiting for the emergency services to get to you, how easy it would be for the them to find you? We all have a love/hate relationship with our sat navs, and for your local ambulance team, it’s exactly the […]

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Realistic, engaging and relaxed first aid courses

By providing a relaxed training environment, delegates are more likely to interact and ask questions.

This ensures that delegates go away feeling more confident and are therefore more prepared to help and assist with emergencies both inside and outside the workplace.

One of the reasons that over 98% of the 100,000+ first aiders we have trained rate us as excellent.

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Defib included as standard on every course

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With an increasing amount of defibs (AEDs) in workplaces and the community we train everyone to feel confident in using them.

Together we are working towards reducing the 250 people that die every day of sudden cardiac arrest in the UK.

We're on a mission to fill the UK with Superheroes-on-Standby!

Get an overview in how to use a defib in less than a minute here,

Baby and child first aid covered as standard

Training choking and resuscitation of babies and children as standard.

Even if workplaces don’t have children onsite, our first aiders can have confidence at home too.

The more confident the first aider - the better they will be in an emergency.

See our latest advice on first aid for children now.

Children and babies are covered on all of our First Aid Training Courses

Tests banished to concentrate on practical time


Having no stressful tests on courses, so we can concentrate on confidence building practice time.

That's why we guarantee that everyone that trains with us will leave as a confident first aider, or we will refund & retain for free!

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You can be assured that your training meets all the necessary guidelines and regulations.

Our first aiders always know how to act appropriately in an emergency.

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We're on a mission to train as many first aiders as possible in a way that gives them confidence

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Over 100,000 first aiders trained so far...

We're super proud to have trained over 100,000 first aiders - or Superheroes on Standby as we call them.

All of our first aiders are trained using our unique confidence building formula.

Over 98% of our First Aiders rate us as excellent

We're pretty proud of that.

The unique, interactive workshop design of our courses make sure that everyone is relaxed, enabling them to confidently ask questions

- we believe people learn better that way.

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We guarantee that everyone who trains with us will leave as a confident first aider – or we will refund and retrain, so you can be assured that we are committed to the confidence of your workplace first aiders.

Of course, a few common sense T&C's apply, but no catches!

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Big  to these lovely folk who trust us with their first aid training too!

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