Emergency First Aid for Dance - Surrey First Aid Training

Our Emergency First Aid courses for Dance tailor our Emergency First Aid at Work course to your dance and performance environment including sports injury assessment.

Surrey First Aid Training is proud to specialise in dance first aid training. Our courses has been specifically created by our specialist dance trainer for anyone performing or teaching dance.

The 1-day Emergency First Aid for Dance course covers the recommended course content as set by the HSE for Emergency First Aid at Work courses. We also tailor the content and training scenarios to your dance environment to ensure the training is relevant to you. Delegates will be given the confidence to act in the event of an emergency in the dance studio or theatre space, with practical scenarios such as falls and dance injury assessment.

We have been delivering this course since 2007 and clients including RAD, ISTD, Danceteachersonline, BalletRambert, and dance teachers across the UK.

Some of our clients include: 

Alexandra Dance Academy
Attitude Theatre Arts
VB Dance
Ballet Rambert Ltd
Boogie Pumps
Canada Water Studios Ltd (Vacani School of Dance)
Dance Shack
Dance West
Dancing Tao Ltd
Footlight Arts
Funtime Dance and Drama
Glendale Theatre Arts School
Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD)
Julie Sianne Theatre Arts
Woking Dance Space
Kellys Dance Studio
Medau Movement
Phillipa Hogan School of Dance
Roynon Dance Swanmore
Stopgap Dance Company
Surrey Performing Arts
The Dance Movement
The Pilates Suite
The Royal Ballet School
Wendy Whatling School of Dance

Are you an ISTD Dance Teacher or School? Do you have a group of 6 teachers?

Surrey First Aid Training is proud to be the chosen provider of first aid for the ISTD. If you have a group of 6 or more dance teachers we can deliver your course through the ISTD, helping you to achieve CPD and reducing the cost.




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Who was this course designed for?


This course is ideal for all those working within a dance environment, including dance teachers, fitness instructors and studio owners.


Course Content


The course covers:

  • Acting, Safely, Promptly in an emergency
  • Basic Life Support - Recovery Position & CPR, treating an unconscious casualty (including seizures)
  • Control of severe bleeding and wounds
  • Common medical emergencies in dance
  • First Aid kits & accident reporting
  • The treatment of Anaphylactic Shock
  • Use of the Automatic External Defibrillator

With the addition of sports related incidents- tailoring the course to suit your needs;

  • Sports injury Assessment (SALTAPS)
  • Asthma
  • Cardiac related emergencies
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperventilating and exercise induced breathing problems


Course duration


This course is completed in 6 hours.




Successful candidates will receive a certificate by email which is valid for three years.


How to book


Groups - If you are interested in booking this course for your group at your venue please fill our group booking enquiry form.

Individuals - Please check availability on our public course dates page.




Groups - Prices start at £65 per person (dependent on the group size and location)

Individuals - £162 including VAT at our venue in Guildford.

This includes FREE PARKING, resources, and refreshments.




For more information on deciding your first aid requirements please visit http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg214.htm