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Standard First Aid Certificate Refresher Course (SFAR)


Course Objective:

The course aims at refreshing the knowledge and skills of first aid for those who have been trained as qualified first aiders.


Course Contents:

  • Revision of CPR
  • Revision of bleeding management and bandaging technique
  • Revision of fracture management and bandaging technique


Course Duration: 9 hours or 8 hours (Full Day) (extra 3 hours for examination)

*Remarks: Attendance will not be counted. It is suggested for those who are qualified by other organization to attend all classes.


Class Size: 16 to 30 candidates per class


Entry Requirement: Holder of either one of the below certificates:

(Accept application with copy of certificate which expired within 6 months on course commencement date)

  • Hong Kong Red Cross Standard First Aid Certificate
  • Hong Kong Auxiliary Medical Services First Aid Certificate, Disaster Medical Assistant Certificate
  • Hong Kong St. John Ambulance Adult First Aid Certificate
  • Hong Kong Civil Aid Service First Aid Certificate
  • Hong Kong Occupational Safety and Health Council Certificate of Competence in First Aid
  • Accident & Emergency Training Centre, Hospital Authority Practical First Aid (PFA) Certificate
  • Hong Kong Fire Services Department Ambulance Officer Initial Training Course Certificate, Ambulance Officer Foundation Training Course Certificate, Professional Certificate in Ambulance Services (Ambulance Officer), Ambulanceman / Ambulancewoman Initial Training Course Certificate, Ambulanceman / Ambulancewoman Foundation Training Course Certificate, Professional Certificate in Ambulance services (Ambulanceman),  Basic Ambulance Aid Certificate, Advanced Ambulance Aid Training at First Responder Level for Firefighters Certificate


Medium of Instruction: Cantonese, Putonghua or English


Instructor: First Aid Lecturer of Hong Kong Red Cross


Course Fee: Included examination fee & certificate cost

Medium of Instruction

Individual Application

Group Application

Cantonese or Putonghua

HK$200 per head

HK$200 per head

(Minimum charge 16 persons)


HK$240 per head

HK$240 per head

(Minimum charge 16 persons)


Examination Contents:

1. Written examination

-  30 Multiple Choice Questions (complete within 20 minutes, passing score is 15 correct answers)

2. Practical examination

-  Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

-  Bleeding Management (complete within 6 minutes)

-  Fracture Management (complete within 6 minutes)


Training Material (Not included in the course fee and the materials you ordered will be distributed during lessons, optional for students):

Training Material Student Price

First Aid Manual

Standard First Aid Certificate Course Bandage Pack
(Three dressing gauze, one 5 cm (2 inches) and one 7.5 cm (3 inches) roller bandage and Four triangular bandages, and one pair of disposable gloves)


First Aid Set
(First Aid Manual, "Fundamental First Aid Techniques" video, and Standard First Aid Certificate Course Bandage Pack)



Students should get pass in both written and practical examinations in order to get the Standard First Aid Certificate which is recognized by the HKSAR Government with 3 years validity.


Certificate Renewal:

Before the expiry date of the certificate or within 6 months after the expiry date of the certificate, participants can attend a Standard First Aid Certificate Refresher Course (SFAR) and pass the examinations to renew their certificates with 3 years validity.


  • Candidates with 1 or 2 parts failed in the examination can apply for re-examination (RE) once. A fee of HK$150 (1 part) and HK$250 (2 parts) will be charged. All re-examination should be taken within 6 months from the date of first examination.
  • Candidates with 3 or all parts failed are required to retake the whole first aid course. (Full fee will be charged)

Training Venue:

We could provide training at client’s premises; clients can also rent our premises for training. Please contact our staff for details.
*Remarks - Hong Kong Red Cross reserves all rights to make alternation on the above terms and acceptance of student enrollment.