Tel: 0300 369 0350

South Western Ambulance Service First Aid Training


This venepuncture training course will update your theory skills and will provide you with the opportunity to practice, before carrying out the procedure in a work environment. Following the theory of venepuncture there will be a practical session designed to offer all participants to put their skills into practice in a controlled environment.

Who should attend?

Health & care providers who may have not carried out venepuncture before or who require a refresher to update their skills and knowledge.

What will you learn?

  • Introduction to venepuncture
  • Patient identification and consent
  • Site selection
  • Post venepuncture care
  • Practical scenarios.

Course duration

4 hours.

Course numbers

Up to 12 people.

For group bookings, a minimum of 4 people and a maximum of 12.

Location, Booking & Dates

We have a series of planned courses across the South West or this course can be held at a location of your choice. However, we would request a quiet space for training. Alternatively we are happy to host in one of our locations. To find out available dates and to book a course, please call the First Aid Training Team on 0300 369 0350 or email 


Please enquire for individual and group booking prices. 

Please note we do not charge VAT. 

Why choose us? 

You will learn from qualified instructors who all come from an emergency service or clinical background. Our courses are on the OFQUAL framework and we are proud that the money generated from our courses gets invested back into South Western Ambulance Service.

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