Who is this course for?

Caterers who need to be able to react to minor accidents and want to understand the basics of First Aid.


Do you know how to handle minor injuries in a catering environment?

Prepare yourself and your staff for action with this First Aid course, written and created by The Nationwide Caterers Association.

The NCASS First Aid Essentials course has been createdinspected and accredited by experts. It’s targeted specifically at the catering industry to help caterers deal with injuries in a food environment.

If you want to know how to handle minor injuries or what to do until a professional arrives, this is the course to take. It’ll show event organisers and EHOs how much you care about public and staff safety too.

Course details

Aim of the course

To transfer knowledge of essential First Aid principles & practices targeted specifically for the catering industry.

Assessment criteria

20 multiple choice questions on a 20 minute timer. The pass mark is 15/20 (75%). Remember, there’s no limit on re-takes.

Course delivery method

The course is delivered online via our custom built training system. An internet connection is required for all NCASS Training courses.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course students will know how to act following a minor incident, until a professional arrives on the scene.

Topics covered

First Aid kits, primary and secondary surveys, recovery position, choking, shock, burns, bleeding, seizures and more.


Once you’ve completed your First Aid training you’ll receive a personalised A4 certificate – laminated to withstand catering environments and dispatched on the next working day. Certificates contain a security hologram and your unique certificate number.

It’s valid for 3 years and shows enforcement officers and members of the public that you’ve gone the extra mile to get a certification that really means something.