Accepted Equivalent First Aid Qualifications

Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

  • Any Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recognised First Aid at Work qualification.

St John Ambulance

  • St John Ambulance Essential and Basic First Aid (note: only this combined course is accepted, rather than Essential or Basic on its own).
  • St John Ambulance Activity First Aid.
  • St John Ambulance Sports First Aid.
  • St John Ambulance First Aid at Work.
  • St John Ambulance Emergency First Aid at Work.

British Red Cross

  • British Red Cross General First Aid Certificate.
  • British Red Cross Practical First Aid Certificate.
  • British Red Cross First Aid at Work.
  • British Red Cross Emergency First Aid at Work.
  • British Red Cross First Aid for Appointed Person.

St Andrew’s First Aid

  • St Andrew’s First Aid at Work.
  • St Andrew’s Emergency First Aid at Work.
  • St Andrew’s Family First Aid.

British Association of Ski Patrollers

  • British Association of Ski Patrollers Outdoor Emergency First Aid.
  • British Association of Ski Patrollers Standard or Advanced First Aid.
  • British Association of Ski Patrollers Emergency Medical Technician.

Royal Yachting Association

  • Royal Yachting Association First Aid Certificate.

British Canoe Union

  • British Canoe Union Aquatic First Aid (Level 1 or 2).
  • British Canoe Union Canoe Lifeguard.

Royal Life Saving Society 

  • Royal Life Saving Society National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ).
  • Royal Life Saving Society National Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NBLQ).
  • Royal Life Saving Society Life Support.
  • Royal Life Saving Society Life Support 3.

Rescue Emergency Care

  • Rescue Emergency Care (REC) Emergency First Aid.
  • Rescue Emergency Care (REC) Advanced First Aid.
  • Rescue Emergency Care (REC) Mountain First Aid.