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Online First Aid for Beauty

Online First Aid for Beauty




  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 3 hours and 9 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
  • Overview

    This course is designed for people involved in beauty therapy who require first aid training in the line of their work come across medical problems that require attention. In this course, we cover the types of problems that you could face meeting compliance needs. 

    All our first aid courses fully meet the latest  UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

    We also offer a video online infection Control course for the Beauty Industry and an infection control for a tattoo which is ideal for treatments such as semi-permanent tattoos.

    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.

  • Occupations that use this course

    • Beauty Therapist 
    • Massage
    • Nail salons
    • Hairdressers
    • Pediatrist 
    • Cosmetic procedures 
    • Micro-Pigmentation Therapists 
  • Course Curriculum

    Introduction to Beauty Therapy First Aid


    The Accident Book

    Asking Permission to Help

    Scene Safety

    Chain of Survival

    DRAB and the ABCD's

    Accident Reporting

    Activating Emergency Medical Services

    Fears of First Aid

    Barriers - gloves and face barriers

    Initial Assessment and airway management

    How to use face shields

    Hand Washing

    Cardiac Problems


    Heart Attack

    Heart Attack Position

    Aspirin and the Aspod

    Adult CPR Introduction

    Adult CPR

    CPR Handover

    Compressions Only CPR

    Introduction to AED's

    Choking Management

    Adult Choking

    Bleeding Control

    Types of Bleeding

    Serious Bleeding

    Embedded Objects

    Applying Plasters

    Other Types of Injury

    Minor Injuries


    Strains and Sprains (RICE)

    Eye Injuries

    Embedded Objects in the Eye

    Burns and Burns Kits

    Treating a burn

    Treating a burn with clingfilm


    Spinal Injury



    Allergic Reactions



    Electrical Injuries

    Dealing with Fainting 


  • Downloads Available with Course

    • First Aid Plus Student Manual Version V8.3 - 2015 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
    • EmergencySMS service leaflet
    • 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
    • Arabic Student First Aid Manual V7.0
    • Asthma UK weblink
    • CAT Tourniquet instruction leaflet
    • Child CPR Flowchart
    • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
    • Clean hand techniques leaflet
    • EpiPen Guide
    • EpiPen Patient information leaflet
    • EpiPen patient information sheet
    • Epilepsy Action leaflet
    • Epilepsy and education – information for parents leaflet
    • Epilepsy in Action Leaflet (register on
    • 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 Student Manual - Welsh
    • Free student first aid program leaflet
    • How to register to call EMS by text
    • How to use Celox Haemstatic gauze
    • Infant CPR Flowchart
    • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
    • Jext patient Information Sheet
    • Link to the HSE website
    • NHS Choices Web link
    • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V7.0 - 2015 guidelines
    • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
    • ProTrainings Defibrillator eGuide
    • Russian Student Manual V7.0
    • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
    • Spanish general student manual V7.0
    • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
    • UK Resus Council BLS and AED Guidelines 2015
    • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
    • Web link to the Joint Epilepsy Council website - JEC
    • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet
    • Zoll AED Plus user guide
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