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What types of first aid training courses do you offer?

FAST - First Aid Services & Training offers various types of first aid training courses, including the

  • 1- Basic Life support,     

  • 2-Emergency First Aid,

  • 3- First aid at work refresher,

  • 4- Paediatric First Aid,

  • 5- School First Aid, 

  • 6- CPR and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Training

  • 7-  Wilderness First Aid,

  • 8 - Workplace First Aid,

  • 9- First Aid for Mental Health 

  • 10- training of trainers through the "let's t.a.l.k. Safety" project.

The duration of the first aid training courses may vary. The BLS course for example can be completed in 1, 2, or 3 days, depending on the selected option.

Yes, our first aid training program is accredited and certified by The First Aid Industrial Body (FAIB). We understand the importance of providing high-quality training that meets industry standards and regulations. As a result, we ensure that our training program aligns with the requirements set by Health & Safety Executive (HSE) which extended from 1995 - 2007.

The training is conducted under the guidelines of FAST.UK 

The instructors at FAST Sri Lanka are registered trainers with FAIB, NEBOSH certified and have the necessary qualifications and experience in first aid training. They are professionals who are knowledgeable in the field of first aid and safety.

The cost of the first aid training courses can be obtained from the course fee structure provided by FAST Sri Lanka. It is recommended to refer to the specific fee structure for details on the pricing. 

Yes, upon completing the first aid training program, participants can receive an internationally recognized certification. The validity of the certification may vary depending on the program followed, ranging from one year to three years.

The first aid training curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including the role of the first aider, surveying the scene, casualty assessment, resuscitation and choking, unconscious casualties, airway and breathing problems, circulation problems, wounds and bleeding, burns and scalds, trauma, medical emergencies, childhood first aid, first aid regulations and reporting, and scenario practices.

There may not be specific prerequisites or age restrictions mentioned in the provided information. However, it is advisable to contact FAST Sri Lanka directly to inquire about any requirements for enrolling in the courses.

FAST Sri Lanka provides specialized first aid training for specific industries and situations.

Certainly! We offer a Blended Learning option for our first aid program. This approach allows you to study at your own pace using our self-study materials. Additionally, you have the opportunity to enhance your learning experience by joining our "Premium-Tutor Session" if you wish. This session provides personalized guidance from our expert tutors.

As part of the program, it is mandatory to attend a Practical Workshop where you will have hands-on training and practice the skills you have learned. This workshop is designed to ensure you are proficient in administering first aid techniques in real-life situations.

Our Blended Learning option offers the flexibility to study independently while still receiving the necessary practical training to become a competent first aid provider.

We conduct a monthly "First Aid for All" Workshop, which is open for individuals to join. Additionally, we periodically publish other workshops on specific topics. Individuals are welcome to participate in these common programs.

For groups, we offer the flexibility to request tailor-made training sessions that can be scheduled on a date that is convenient for both parties. This allows groups to receive specialized training based on their specific needs and requirements.

Whether you are an individual looking to attend our regular workshops or a group seeking customized training, we strive to accommodate your preferences and ensure a comprehensive first aid learning experience.

Yes, our training programs are designed to be compliant with local or national first aid standards. We understand the importance of adhering to established guidelines and regulations to ensure the highest quality and effectiveness of our training.

We stay up to date with the latest guidelines and standards set by European Resuscitation Council and The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981. This includes considering the recommendations of local or national first aid organizations, regulatory bodies, and medical associations.

By aligning our training content with these standards, we aim to provide participants with the knowledge and skills that meet or exceed the requirements set by the local or national first aid standards. This ensures that the training received is reliable, accurate, and in line with best practices in first aid care.

Certainly! We have introduced the email address specifically for participants to reach out with any questions or to seek clarifications related to First Aid. This email serves as a valuable communication channel for participants who are utilizing First Aid as a tool for their continuous professional development.

Whether you have inquiries about specific first aid techniques, need further guidance on a particular topic, or require clarification on any aspect of our training, the email is there to assist you. Our dedicated team is committed to providing prompt and informative responses to ensure your ongoing learning and professional growth in the field of First Aid.

Feel free to utilize this email address as a valuable resource for your inquiries and to enhance your understanding and proficiency in First Aid.

We offer regular refresher trainings to update participants' knowledge and maintain their certification. These trainings provide a comprehensive review of essential first aid skills and ensure individuals stay current with the latest practices and guidelines. By participating in these refresher trainings, participants can reinforce their understanding, refresh their memory on techniques, and receive a renewed certification, demonstrating their ongoing competence in providing first aid assistance. It's a valuable opportunity to stay updated and keep certifications valid.

We offer group discounts and corporate training packages for organizations and groups interested in our first aid training programs. We provide discounted rates for multiple participants to ensure cost-effectiveness while delivering comprehensive training. Our corporate training packages are tailored to meet the specific needs of organizations and can include customized content, flexible scheduling, and on-site training. We prioritize convenience and quality to ensure that groups and organizations receive valuable and effective training. Please reach out to our team for further details and to discuss your specific requirements.

To verify the authenticity of our certification, we provide the following methods:

Online Verification Database: We maintain a secure online database where you can enter the certification details to validate its authenticity.

Certification Verification Team: Our dedicated team is available to assist you in verifying the certification by contacting them via email or phone.

Digital Verification Tools: Our certificates may include QR codes or online portals for instant verification by scanning the code or entering the unique certification code.

These verification methods ensure transparency and reliability in confirming the legitimacy of our certifications.

 To book and schedule training sessions with us, follow these simplified steps:

Contact: Reach out to us via our website, email, or phone to express your interest in booking a training session. Provide details such as program type, participant count, preferred dates, and any specific requirements.

Consultation: We will have a consultation to understand your needs better. We'll discuss training options, customize content if necessary, and address any queries you may have.

Proposal and Agreement: We'll provide a proposal outlining training details, including schedule, duration, pricing, and terms. Once you review and agree, we move forward.

Confirmation and Payment: Secure your training session by confirming and making the required payment as per agreed terms. We'll guide you through the process.

Scheduling and Logistics: We'll work with you to finalize the training session schedule, considering dates, times, and location (on-site or off-site). Logistics and additional requirements will be coordinated.

Training Delivery: On the scheduled date, our qualified trainers will conduct the session as planned. They'll provide materials, facilitate interactive learning, and ensure participants acquire necessary knowledge and skills.

Following these steps, we aim to make the booking and scheduling process streamlined, ensuring a smooth experience tailored to your requirements. Our team will guide you throughout to ensure your training needs are met.

Certainly! Our training programs include practical hands-on exercises to develop participants' skills and confidence in administering first aid effectively. These exercises cover key areas such as CPR and AED training, bandaging and splinting techniques, choking maneuvers, and simulated emergency scenarios. By engaging in hands-on practice, participants gain practical experience and improve their ability to respond to real-life situations.

Our cancellation and rescheduling policy ensures flexibility while considering the needs of all parties involved. Here's a concise summary:


  • Notify us of a training session cancellation as soon as possible.

  • Cancellation fees is FREE, 


  • Inform us in advance if you need to reschedule a training session.

  • We will make every effort to accommodate your request, subject to trainer availability and scheduling constraints.