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First Responder Annual Refresher

First Responder Annual Refresher at a glance

  • 1-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 7 hours and 58 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • 100% online or add a skill session with a certified instructor
  • Course manual available in the following languages: English, Spanish, Polish, Russian and Arabic
£24.95 + VAT

Sample Video: Responder Annual Refresher Course Introduction

This course is designed to refresh the skills annually for those who have completed their FPOS or other courses and wish to complete an annual refresher to maintain their CPD.   Keeping your FPOS skills up-to-date with verifiable training can be used as RPL to evidence towards your three yearly requalifications of your Level 4 FPOS course.

The course is a shorter version of our full blended FPOS course and is available 100% online, 100% classroom or blended where you complete the online course followed by a short practical lesson to practice your skills.

Occupations that may use this qualification:

  • Medics
  • Security guards
  • Community First Responders
  • Workplaces where a higher level of first aid is required
  • High-risk workplaces
  • First aid instructors
  • Fire services
  • Ambulance services
  • Close protection 
  • Firearms officers
  • Offshore workers
  • Wind turbines
  • Coastguard 
  • Anyone needing a more advanced out of hospital care course with no prerequisites

This course comes with 20.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 7 hours and 58 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

The qualification refreshes the skill of learners and covers:

  • Develop knowledge related to the pre-hospital care industry, including how their role fits into the wider sector as well as the responsibilities of the first responder, established practices relating to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, as well as the prevention and control of infection
  • Develop technical knowledge that underpins the role, duties and responsibilities of the first responder. This covers areas such as the management of scene safety, the clinical care and management of the casualty, the provision of effective clinical handovers to the next echelon of care, as well as the post-incident procedures for which the first responder is responsible
  • Develop practical skills of safe incident management and managing the care of causalities while awaiting the arrival of definitive pre-hospital care
  • Develop knowledge to and skills to be able to make critical decisions and medically manage the safe extrication of casualties
  • Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 4 qualification
  • Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning.
  • First Aid Plus Student Manual Version V7.0 - 2015 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
  • ProTrainings AED Student Manual V7.0 - 2015 guidelines
  • Lifepac CR2 AED Data Sheet
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link