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Become a First Aid Trainer, learn to teach others to save lives

If you would like to deliver first aid at work courses and already hold a recognised teaching qualification, this first aid instructor training course is designed for you.

The course is ideal for delegates who already hold a teaching qualification such as the Level 3 Award in Education and Training. The course is designed to build first aid knowledge and confidence by focusing on first aid as a subject. Our friendly and professional tutors will teach you how to deliver and demonstrate first aid subjects in an effective and engaging way, that will ensure that the students you teach, will leave your courses ready to deal with any emergency that may arise.

In addition to learning all of the first aid skills included in the First Aid at Work course, during this course you will also learn enhanced CPR skills including use of Bag Valve Masks and Oxygen.

If you would like to speak to one of our friendly advisors, about our first aid instructor training, please call us, enquire online via our chat or complete our contact form by clicking here

You will receive a First Aid at Work Instructor certificate that is endorsed by Training Qualifications UK an Ofqual approved Awarding Organisation. Before you book, have a look and see what previous customers think of our training by clicking here.

Flexible Training Options

When we can we offer virtual, online and distance courses. Some courses do require face to face training and we offer blended training options to help reduce the time you need to spend in the classroom helping to reduce time away from home or work.

Please call us on 01206 805380 to talk to us, if you prefer to ask questions online we also have our Chat and online course enquiry form

enhanced learning credit scheme

Training Course Information

  • COURSE CODE 1003
  • Course Duration: 4 Days Classroom with online video based e-learning
  • Course Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Course Price: £525.00 + VAT
  • Deposit Required on booking
  • Group Courses Available - please contact us for a quote
  • ELCAS Course Code 1003

Endorsed Qualification

The ITG First Aid at Work Instructor course is endorsed by Training Qualifications UK an Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation and upon successful completion you will receive an endorsed certificate.

endorsed by TQUK


  • TQUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)
  • Endorsed - ITG First Aid at Work Instructor
  • Endorsed - ITG Paediatric First Aid Instructor
  • Endorsed - ITG AED Instructor
  • Eight months access to online instructor preparation course
  • Comprehensive ITG Instructor Manual


  • Level 3 Award in Education and Training or higher teaching qualification
  • Delegates must be aged 18 or over

More about your instructor course

The course is delivered over 5 days, the first day is completed online, at a time convenient for you. This covers the theory for the Level 3 Award in First aid at Work and provides six hours of video based training, where many of the skills are demonstrated, you complete quizzes on the subjects that you have covered. This can be completed in one sitting or if you prefer you stop and start the training to fit in with your other commitments. You can review the course content and videos as many times as you like and will have access to the course for up to eight months, even after you have passed the course.

Please be aware that the online modules for the course must be completed before you attend the classroom session.

When you arrive at the classroom you will be able to practice the skills you have learned online, the tutor will complete the rest of the modules for the first aid at work course and will teach you how to demonstrate the skills that you will be teaching your students. Towards the end of the training, you will prepare a session plan and deliver a presentation based on a first aid subject and partake in other assessing and teaching sessions.

To ensure that you can deliver a range of courses, you will also gain Paediatric First Aid Instructor and AED Instructor, AED use is now part of the Emergency First Aid at Work and First Aid at Work curriculum and is now becoming more popular as a stand-alone course due to the higher number of AEDs that are now used in a number of businesses. The Paediatric and AED modules are covered in your online training and will also be part of your classroom training.

ITG have taught thousands of individuals to teach first aid over the past 11 years. Our training system has been created to make sure that you have the skills and qualifications you need to provide first aid training to your customers, employees or co-workers. If you choose us, you are choosing to train with a professional organisation and professional trainers who have years of experience in delivering first aid trainer qualifications.

Becoming a first aid instructor is just the start. It is important that you keep up to date with regulations, CPD and updates. If you would like to work with an organisation that provide you with all of the training materials, forms, updates and regulations we highly recommend that you consider registering with ProTrainings. There are a number of choices for you to register to deliver first aid courses, none will offer you the comprehensive support and materials that you get when you are a ProTrainings instructor.

Starting your own business or freelance

If you are considering starting your own first aid business, ProTrainings have a website where you can list your courses free of charge. Customers can contact you through the site and book online, all payments are made directly to you and there are no fees. You can also register for day-rate work for other ProTrainings instructors, with ProTrainings you get so much more than certificates.

Delivering Courses in-house

If you are an employer and would like your training to be in-house, ProTrainings offer full support and an online training portal, this will keep a record of all employee training that is completed through ProTrainings, you can check progress and all of your employees can choose to receive weekly video updates, to keep skills fresh and a reminder when their training needs to be renewed.

What do keep my instructor qualifications updated, so that I can continue teaching?

To stay within the regulations, you will need to make sure that you always hold a current, valid first aid at work certificate unless you have an exemption, if you are a UK registered Nurse, Paramedic or Doctor you can only continue to teach while you have a current registration. If you retire or no longer keep up your registration, you will need to hold a current, valid first aid at work certificate. If you want to find out more about delivering first aid courses that meet all of the regulations please click here

Instructors are also required to:-

  • Complete an annual skill evaluation
  • Keep an up-to-date portfolio of evidence
  • Issue certificates that are Internally Quality Assured
First Aid Instructor Kits

When you have finished your training there is equipment you will need to start delivering your courses, everyone who registers with ProTrainings will be offered a discount on Practi-Man CPR Manikins. Start up kits are also available to see the kits that are available please click here to see the first aid instructor kits available.

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