Online First Responder Annual Refresher Certification

CPD Certified Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

First Responder Annual Refresher at a glance

  • 1-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 8 hours and 2 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

This course is designed to refresh the skills annually for those who have completed their FPOS, FROS or other courses and wish to complete an annual refresher to maintain their CPD.   Keeping your responder skills up-to-date with verifiable training can be used as RPL to evidence towards your three yearly requalifications of your level 3 or Level 4 responder 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 8 hours and 2 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 in safe incident management and managing the care of causalities while awaiting the arrival of definitive pre-hospital care
  • Develop knowledge of 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.
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  • ProTrainings AED Student Manual V8.0 - 2015 guidelines
  • AED infographic will guide you through the steps
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V8.0
  • Asthma UK weblink
  • Asthma spacer user instructions - GlaxoSmithKline Aerochamber Plus
  • BOC Oxygen kit leaflet for medical
  • Cardiac Science G3 user manual
  • Child CPR Flowchart
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Child and Infant CPR Flowchart Handout
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Colour Coding in hospitals leaflet
  • Decisions relating to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and not delivering CPR
  • Emerade - Package leaflet: Information for the user
  • EpiPen Guide
  • EpiPen instruction leaflet
  • EpiPen patient information sheet
  • Epilepsy in Action Leaflet (register on www.epilepsy.org.uk)
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid at Work Regulations 1981 HSE document
  • First Responder Care Essentials Book on Amazon
  • FoxSeal Leaflet - chest seal
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HSE 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • HeartSine 350 Information Leaflet
  • Heartsine 500 AED unit
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • Infant CPR Flowchart
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Jext Product Data Sheets
  • Lifepac CR2 AED Data Sheet
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Meningitis Now website with many leaflets and resources link
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Nilaqua Hand Wash leaflet
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V7.0 - 2015 guidelines
  • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
  • ProTrainings Defibrillator eGuide
  • ReSPECT
  • Russian Student Manual V7.0
  • STAT Tourniquet leaflet - for humans and pets
  • Triage Sieve & Triage Sort
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • UK Resus Council BLS and AED Guidelines 2015
  • UK Resus The Use of Automated External Defibrillators
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Web link to the Joint Epilepsy Council website - JEC
  • Zoll AED Plus user guide
  • Zoll AED Pro User Guide

What People are Saying

“Used these for years now and never an issue very easy and a brilliant way to do things. Keep up the great service guys big thumbs up from me ”

- Chris from Tyne And Wear

“Some excellent video practical demonstrations.”

- Barry, Safety and Security Officer from Kent