MEL Health and Safety Consultants

Appointed Person Course

Course Name Appointed Person Course
Duration 1 day
Max Number of Delegates Available on request
Course Fee Available on request

The course covers the knowledge and practical skills required of an Appointed Person under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (as amended) 2006.  The content is set by the Health and Safety Executive.


The course will cover: 
  • Definition and aims of First Aid
  • Rules and regulations, the first aid box, reporting and recording of accidents
  • Responsibilities of the Appointed Person
  • Action in Emergency (including personal safety)
  • Recovery position
  • Resuscitation including CPR
  • Unconsciousness
  • Shock
  • Heart attack
  • Treatment of burns, scalds and bleeds
  • Choking, epilepsy and diabetes

This is not a definitive list as other topics will be included at the discretion of the tutor in collaboration with the candidates.


The assessment for the Appointed Persons Course is on-going, the tutor must be satisfied that the candidate is capable of safety carrying out the procedures taught.  Part of the criteria for passing the course is attendance throughout the day, therefore the tutor has the right to not award a certificate on the grounds of not completing the whole course.  Successful candidates will receive an HSE recognised certificate which is valid for three years

      If you would like to receive more information about this course please call a member of our training department on 01708 555544 or click here to contact us via email.