First Aid at Work (FAW)

This 2 day first aid course is a Level 3 QCF Award and recommended by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Once successfully completed attendees will be a fully qualified first aider with the skills to deal with any situation.

Our first aid at work courses provide the training, assessment and certification to become a qualified first aider if your risk assessment shows the need for a first aider in the work place.

Attendees will also be equipped with the knowledge and skills to administer a wide variety of first aid techniques in the workplace with confidence – from treating minor wounds to saving the lives of persons in life-threatening situations.

The course is HSE recommended and complies with Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations and the approved code of practice guidelines for the qualification of workplace first aiders.

Course content

This 2 day course includes course materials, expert tutoring and practical exercises to give attendees in-depth training in the following areas and treatments:

  • Principles of first aid
  • Prevention of cross-infection
  • Basic life support (CPR)
  • Breathing management
  • Managing unconscious casualties
  • Assessing and treating wounds & bleeds
  • Treating anaphylaxis
  • Treating shock or sudden poisoning
  • Treating burns, poisoning and eye injuries
  • Treating common major and minor illnesses
  • Managing asthma attacks and choking
  • Fractures, dislocations and head injuries
  • Managing epilepsy and diabetes
  • Record keeping and equipment use
  • Legal aspects and secondary surveys

Course certificate

Upon successful completion of the question paper and practical exercises, each attendee will receive an approved and nationally recognised First Aid at Work certificate valid for 3 years.

Why choose to train with us?

  • We provide training at your workplace
  • The course meets H&S (First Aid) Regulations and is HSE recommended
  • Content is regularly updated so you always get current information and skills
  • Expert first aid tutors with experience in the field
  • Friendly and supportive learning
  • Hands on learning
From only £165 per person ex VAT
Contact us about training at your venue today