HSE Extension to First Aid Certificates

The Health and Safety Executive has advised of the following changes to certificate expiry dates:

Current Expiry DateNew Expiry Date
16th March 2020 – 30th April 202031st October 2020
1st May 2020 – 30th September 2020+ 6 months
1st October 2020 – 31st March 202131st March 2021
1st April 2021 onwardsNo change


If you are waiting to book onto your revalidation course, you must make an effort to keep your first aid skills up to date. Re-read your course manual or visit one of the following websites for a wee refresher:

To remain Covid-safe, we are offering a model of blended learning with our first aid courses. You can view our course calendar here.