First Aid

Training

That Really Matters

First aid training

We're a First Aid Training company that’s a little bit different.

Our philosophy is simple: learning should be as enjoyable as it is impactful. All our trainers are experienced clinicians with decades of hands-on experience, allowing us to transform conventional text-based education into captivating stories and practical wisdom. They’re not just experts – they’re storytellers, humourists, and engaging educators that turn dull days in the classroom into memorable, life-changing experiences.

How We Work

Training From Front Line Experience

Convenient Venues

Flexibility is one of our core values, and we want to offer you the most suitable venue for your training. If you have ten or more delegates, or are happy to welcome additional outside delegates, we can deliver on-site training for you. Alternatively, we can arrange convenient off-site options.

Engaging Methods

Our training is as enjoyable as it is educational, with our trainers sharing lots of their real-life experience, blending humour with practical knowledge. Through videos, real-life scenarios, and interactive group work, we create an exceptional learning environment for our delegates.

Practical Trainers

All our trainers are seasoned professionals, primarily Paramedics, with a wealth of practical experience. They train from real-life situations, not just from a book. The hints and tips that you won’t find in the training manual prepare our delegates for the real world of helping people in crisis.

Memorable Material

The sole purpose of First Aid training is to prepare for emergency treatment – training must be memorable to be useful. Our engaging methods ensure key skills are remembered and applied effectively, because at the end of the day, it's not about ticking boxes, it’s about saving lives!

Our Courses

Expert Training, Lifesaving Skills.

Male instructor showing first medical aid on doll during training course indoors

First Aid At Work

Standard, Blended, Requalification and Refresher courses available.
cropped view of group of people during first aid training with dummy

Emergency First Aid
at Work

Ofqual regulated 1-day course.
Toast, tea party and a group of elderly people in the living room of a community home for a social

Senior Service

For those in contact with senior citizens in a non-professional capacity.
Father, injury and arm bandage for girl after accident in bedroom. First aid, black family and man .

Paediatric First Aid

Standard, Blended Learning and Refresher courses available.
First Aid Training - Cardiopulmonary resuscitation. First aid course on baby dummy

Emergency Paediatric
First Aid

Ofqual regulated 1-day course.
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Calpol or Casualty?

Essential first aid skills for families
with young children.

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Testimonials

Reviews From Happy Learners

See what our past learners have to say about their experience with us and why they trust Action for Life for their lifesaving education.

If you’re looking for First Aid training, whether for yourself or your business we’re just a call away. We are local, friendly and passionate about this stuff!

    Tracy Bower
    Tracy Bower

    Emergency First Aid at Work

    "Stuart Brown is an amazing instructor, he made the day. His style of teaching is fun and informative, whilst still keeping it real. The course content was brilliant, in-depth, and relevant. I have not only gained knowledge from today, but masses of confidence too."

      Mike Shillingford
      Mike Shillingford

      First Response Emergency Care

      "Big Thanks to Stuart and Andy - thoroughly enjoyed my FREC 3 course, excellent course which far exceeded my expectations. I now feel confident, full of new knowledge and am looking forward to continuing the journey towards FREC 4."

        Laura Hurved
        Laura Hurved

        Emergency First Aid at Work

        "Absolutely brilliant course very informative and delivered in such a professional way that made you feel at ease immediately. Can’t speak highly enough of these guys. If your thinking of doing a first aid course Action for Life should be your first choice every single time!"

          Tracy Bower
          Tracy Bower

          Emergency First Aid at Work

          "Action for Life’s training style ensures that you not only know what needs to be done, but why you need to do it. I cannot sing their praises enough. In fact, I’ve already made enquiries for booking my next course with them."

            Sheryl Ingleson
            Sheryl Ingleson

            First Response Emergency Care

            "I have just completed my FREC3 and wow what an amazing course. I have left feeling confident if a situation should arise with the knowledge on what to do and when. Such a lovely relaxed and friendly environment and I had amazing teachers. Thank you Stuart and Andy!"

              Vicky Plastow
              Vicky Plastow

              First Aid at Work & Paediatric First Aid

              "Brilliant training, just completed level 3 first aid at work and paediatric first aid course. Brilliant instructor, very knowledgeable and made the course a lot of fun. Really recommend Action for Life training courses."