What training do we offer?

Our training focuses on vital first aid skills and knowledge. We can offer this to businesses and to individuals alike. Below is a list of courses available with us. Courses can be tailored to fit the precise needs of your industry.


Public Service employees, Armed Forces Serving or Veterans - generous 'veterans discount' always on offer

Please get in touch if you would like to attend or require more information.

Qualifed Penthrox


              Veterans / Defence / Blue Light discount available


Training Courses - more than 'just' first aid!

All of these courses are are accredited and on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) framework
First Aid courses

We can deliver a full range of First Aid courses, tailored to meet your specific need

Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3, 1 day course 

First aid at Work Level 3, 3 day course

Combined FAW & Paed First Aid Level 3, 3 day course

FA@W Re-qualification Level 3, 2 day course

FA@W Level 3, Annual Refresher, half day

Basic Life Support and AED Use Level 2, half day course

Forestry +F courses

This short, yet informative course provides Learners with the knowledge and practical competencies needed for the treatment of injuries and diseases that could occur whilst working in a forestry/agricultural specific environment. Topics covered are: extreme hot and cold temperatures, managing catastrophic bleeding, crush injuries and Lyme disease.

This qualification is designed to accompany a regulated First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work qualification and has been specifically developed to meet the recommendations of the Forestry Commission First Aid at Work Policy.

Outdoor First Aid courses

These courses are designed for anyone working in the outdoor environment, particularly those working with groups in outdoor pursuits. If you require this type of course to obtain or maintain an instructor qualification - PLEASE double check that the course criteria meets that of your awarding body

Activity First aid, level 3, 1 day course

Advanced First Aid - Pre Hospital care

QA Level 3 First Response Emergency Care (RQF)  'FREC 3'

This regulated and nationally recognised prehospital
care qualification is ideal for those seeking a career in
the emergency services, ambulance service, the event
and security medical sector or those who work in high risk
Over a 5 day period, learners will gain the knowledge,
skills and competencies needed to deal with a range
of prehospital care emergencies, such as: managing a
patient’s airway, catastrophic bleeding, management of
fractures, medical emergencies and more.
Endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care – The
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and fulfilling the
competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at
descriptor level D, this fantastic qualification is perfect for
a range of roles in emergency care, such as: Event Medical
Responder, Emergency Care Support Worker and more

Administering Emergency Medical Gases (RQF)

Administering Emergency Oxygen (RQF)

Safe Administration of Penthrox

has been specifically designed for those who have a responsibility for providing treatment to patients who need medical gases administrating in Prehospital care environments, such as: those working in the police force, fire service or private ambulance sector


Catastrophic Bleeding Control

Skill Set Medical is an approved Celox training centre.

One of the most common and potentially preventable causes of traumatic death following major trauma is haemorrhage.


External Haemorrhage Control – A Stepwise Approach

An interactive course that combines theory and practice, to enable military and civilian emergency responders to recognise and manage catastrophic bleeding. The practical session includes prosthetic models with bleeding effects so learners get to manage haemorrhage in almost real time. Learners will be assessed during practical sessions to ensure they have attained the skills necessary. Certificated, worth up to 7-hours CPD.

First Aid for Mental Health  courses


Level 1 award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health RQF

Half day course

The learner will :

know what mental health is, why people develop mental health issues, and the role of a First Aider in mental health

know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a suspected mental health condition

know how to recognise and manage stress

know how to recognise a range of mental Health conditions.


Level 2 award in First Aid for Mental Health RQF

full day course

As per Level 1, plus

Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health

Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place

know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace


Level 3 award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health RQF

two day course

As per Level 1 and 2, plus

Understand a range of mental health disorders and the support / therapy provided by professional healthcare providers









Skill Set Medical goes International

وغني عن تعيين المهارة "الطبية" الدولية

Recognised First Aid courses, and Trauma Modules such as Catastrophic Haemmorhage Control

معترف بها من دورات الإسعافات الأولية، و "الوحدات النمطية للصدمات" مثل كارثة هايمورهاجي التحكم

recently run in Baghdad, Iraq

to increase the skills and knowledge of locals and international team members

Please get in touch if you would like more information on our International courses

يرجى الحصول على اتصال إذا كنت تريد المزيد من المعلومات عن الدورات الدولية


About our founder

I've been involved in Nursing & First Aid; practice and instruction since 1987 and have experience in many spheres of healthcare: from Accident & Emergency trauma to working as ambulance crew on 999 callouts; working within the secure environment of a Category A prison to a typical hospital ward environment as well as hostile environments.


An Army Veteran with 23 years experience within the Regular and Reserve Forces I have also worked in the NHS and Private Sector as a Nurse, Trainer and Manager.

Bill Anderson, RGN


Contact Us

Whether you have a question about what we do, would like to arrage some training or would like to arrange a professional service with Skill Set Medical, we would love to hear from you

UK: 0044 (0)7926 160727

IRAQ: 00 964 (0)7829 556027