First Aid at Work (FAW)

First Aid at Work (FAW)

 

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.

[su_accordion][su_spoiler title=”Qualification details and validity” style=”fancy”]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 Requalification course.[/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Course syllabus” style=”fancy”]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[/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Assessment and certification” style=”fancy”]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.[/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Age restrictions and group sizes” style=”fancy”]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.[/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Training options (open courses, off-peak and on-site training)” style=”fancy”]To see our upcoming open courses please scroll down. We are also pleased to offer on-site training which can be tailored to meet the needs of your organisation or sector, and can be delivered on a flexible basis (i.e. across a number of mornings/afternoons/evenings/weekends). For details, go to our on-site training page. [/su_spoiler]

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Open courses just

£185+VAT
per person

(scroll down for upcoming course dates)

On-site training just

£1,099
+vat

for up to 12 people, click here for details

Open course dates

Our forthcoming open courses are listed below, click ‘Book Online’ or contact us to reserve your place. You can also find out more about our on-site training options here.

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Open course dates

Our forthcoming open courses are listed below, click ‘Book Online’ or contact us to reserve your place. You can also find out more about our on-site training options here.

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