First Aid at Work (FAW) 3 DAYS ON-SITE

The First Aid at Work (FAW) is the highest and most widely recognised first aid qualification. It is suitable for workplaces where risk assessments identify the need for highly trained first aiders due to the size of the organisation or workplace, nature of the business or the groups of individuals considered.

The comprehensive and in-depth course will be delivered in a friendly and relaxed way, and will enable learners to respond to an extensive range of first aid incidents and emergencies. It will also provide fundamental details on the legalities of first aid and the responsibilities of employers.

  • Training can take place at a suitable venue of your choice. Sessions can be held during the day, twilights, evenings and weekends.
  • More cost-effective for larger groups. (larger group sizes can be accommodated via multiple instructors)
  • All prices subject to VAT.
  • £1,199/course



Qualification details and validity

The First Aid at Work (England, Wales, Northern Ireland RQF level 3 / Scotland SCQG level 6) qualification is valid for three years. The course consists of 18 contact hours, including of practical and theoretical activities. The qualification can be renewed after three years via completion of a two-day First Aid at Work Renewal course.

Course syllabus

The course syllabus includes… Legalities, responsibilities and reporting | Assessing the situation |Heart attacks | Dealing with an unresponsive casualty | Eye injuries | Fractures and spinal injuries | Choking | Control of bleeding | Chest injuries | Diabetes | Shock (including Anaphylaxis) | Asthma | Head injuries | Poisoning | Sprains and strains | Stroke | Burns | Epilepsy | Resuscitation (including the use of a defibrillator) | Bandaging

Assessment and certification

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor, along with a multiple choice question paper after each day, and a three-year qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria. In addition, the HSE strongly recommend that all students undergo an annual refresher programme of three hours.

Age restrictions and group sizes

A maximum of 12 learners are allowed per instructor and must be a minimum of 14 years of age. An individual cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The qualification will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.

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Call: 0845 004 2133

For more information on our First Aid Training Courses you can send us an enquiry using the contact form.

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