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Standard First Aid Certificate Refresher Course (Self Learning) (SFAS)


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: Around 9 to 12 hours on-line self-study (extra 3 hours for onsite examination)

*Remarks: Attendance will not be counted. It is suggested to complete all the on-line contents. Students should understand and be ready for any possible impacts in their examination by taking self-study


Class Size: 16 to 30 candidates per class


Entry Requirement: Holder of valid Hong Kong Red Cross Standard First Aid Certificate (Accept application with copy of certificate which expired within 6 months on course commencement date)

Medium of Instruction: Cantonese or English


Examiner: First Aid Lecturer of Hong Kong Red Cross


Course Fee: Included examination fee & certificate cost

Medium of Instruction

Individual Application

Group Application


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 please purchase directly from our service counter, 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.



1. Estimated Online Learning Hour: Actual learning hour may depend on individual progress. Login notice email will be sent around 2 weeks** before practical curriculum. Students are required to finish reading all pages in the online study part using their own account before the end of exam and such contents will not be accessible after the exam.

2. Online Study Requirement: Courseware will be in the best view using Chrome browser in Windows desktop computer with good network connection. (It is NOT recommended to use mobile phone to view the courseware which may involve great use of data.)

3. Hong Kong Red Cross reserves all rights to make alternation on the above terms and acceptance of student enrollment.


** The online curriculums of this blended learning course would start 2 weeks before practical curriculums. Corporate or organization shall take the first day of the online curriculum as the course commencement date of the class for application.