First Aid Certification

In order to maintain your LTA Coach Accreditation, you must hold a valid first aid certificate that is no more than 3 years old. If your first aid certificate expires whilst you are accredited, you should renew as soon as possible and in advance of your next renewal.

Which first aid training can be accepted for LTA Coach Accreditation? Which first aid training can be accepted for LTA Coach Accreditation? addremove

In order to maintain a national standard and to comply with the insurance regulations, your first aid training must be one of the following:

  • Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) - 1 Day
  • First Aid at Work (FAW) - 3 Days
  • Paediatric First Aid (PFA) - 2 Days

Please note, we cannot accept online first aid training courses as a prerequisite of LTA Coach Accreditation.

I have an existing first aid certificate, how do I have this added to my coach profile? I have an existing first aid certificate, how do I have this added to my coach profile? addremove

If you have completed a valid first aid course but it is not showing in the Coach Secure Area, please submit your certificate to us for verification, using the form below:

Submit your first aid certificate for approval

The certificate must clearly include the following:

  • Name of training organisation (or provider)
  • Name of qualification
  • Name of trained individual (i.e. you)
  • A validity period of three years from date of course completion
  • A statement that teaching was delivered in accordance with currently accepted first aid practice

How do I book onto a first aid course? How do I book onto a first aid course? addremove

You can complete your first aid training with any provider that delivers the approved EFAW / FAW / PFA syllabus. We recommend you search for a course online using the example term below:

“Emergency First Aid at Work first aid course near me”

You can also find a range of Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) courses using LTA Course Search.

If you book onto a course featured on the LTA website, your first aid training will be updated automatically upon completion.