First Aid Training

Mini First Aid (for babies and children)

This two-hour class teaches you everything you need to know to safely and confidently deal with a medical emergency with a baby or child. Areas covered include; choking, CPR, bleeding, bumps, burns, breaks, febrile convulsions and meningitis awareness.

Once a month, various dates and times

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Further Details

The Self Centre is a health and well-being centre on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds, IP32 7AR.

£20 per person

Please contact Naomi Cooper for more details and to book.
Phone: 07706 068980Email:

1-Day Emergency First Aid at Work Course

Barry Jackson of BriskAid Training has over 25 years of medical experience and will lead this course, approved by the awarding body QUALSAFE.

A certificate will be issued on successful completion of the course and is valid for 3 years.

Twice a year, generally in March and September.

The following areas will be covered:

  • Importance of preventing cross infection
  • Need for recording incidents and actions
  • Use of available equipment
  • Assessing situations and circumstances to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Unconscious casualties including seizures
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Shock
  • First Aid for minor injuries
  • How to use a defibrillator
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Further Details


The Self Centre is a health and well-being centre on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds, IP32 7AR.

£75.00 per person and will include all course materials, your certificate and tea and coffee on the day.
Full payment is required at the time of booking.

There is an on-site Cafe that serves homemade rolls, wraps, soups, salads, cakes and smoothies and caters for most major allergies. Should you wish to purchase lunch please pre-order at the start of the day. Alternatively, you are welcome to bring your own lunch.

Spaces are limited to 12 so please make sure you book in advance, which you can do either online via our website (see workshops page), on our ‘mindbody’ app or by phoning us on T. 01284 769090.

2 Day Mental Health First Aid Qualification

What is Mental Health First Aid?

Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognised training course that teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first-aid basis.

Adult MHFA courses are for everyone aged 16 and upwards and the courses are accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health.


Twice a year, generally April and October.

What will I learn?

A deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing, including your own
Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to appropriate support

Further Details

The Self Centre is a health and well-being center on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds, IP32 7AR.

£150 per person, includes a manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it and a Mental Health First Aider certificate.

Please contact Jo Flack for more details and to book:
Phone: T. 07413 381461

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