First Aid at Work

  • COURSE

    3 Days

  • DURATION

    18 Hours

  • FEE

    From: £150

About Course

The First Aid at Work qualification is a 3 day course with a minimum contact time of 18 guided learning hours as per the Health & Safety Executive. This course is designed for the business, organisation or groups that require a First Aider as per their First Aid needs. This course will provide candidates with the ability and confidence to assist a casualty with the appropriate care until the emergency services arrive. This course will give the participants a qualification to the highest level of First Aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Course Syllabus

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Resuscitation
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Control of bleeding
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Head injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Burns
  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting
  • Heart attacks
  • Eye injuries
  • Bandaging
  • Chest injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Choking
  • Poisoning
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy

Assessment

Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day. A three year Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Level 6 in Scotland) will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required.

Certification

This course is certified by First Aid Awards and on successful completion of the course you will be provided with a FAA Level 3 First Aid at Work (RQF). This certification lasts for three years from the date of the course. When you need to renew you can attend our FAW Requalification which is only 2 days long providing you complete the course before your FAW runs out.

Course Size

The course can hold up to a maximum of 12 delegates per course and all delegates must be at least 14 years old. A delegate can only hold responsibility in the work place at the age of 16 and above.

Host Your Own Course

If you have 4 or more employees that needs to be trained on one of our courses then why not host your own course. If you have a suitable venue we can train in, then we can deliver the course at your venue at a time and date suitable for you. Should you also need multiple courses held we can offer corporate discount. For more information please do not hesitate to contact us.