First Aid at Work Course (FAW)


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This 3 day first aid at work course (FAW) is a Level 3 QCF Award and recommended by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Upon completion, this makes you 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 assessment shows the need for a first aider in the work place.

Alongside meeting these requirements, you 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 colleagues in life-threatening situations.

The course is HSE recommended and complies with Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations and the approved code of practice L74 guidelines for the qualification of workplace first aiders.

Course content

This 3 day First Aid at Work Course (FAW) includes course materials, expert tutoring and practical exercises to give learners in-depth training in the following information 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
  • AED

Course certificate

Upon successful completion of the multiple-choice question paper and practical exercises, each learner will receive an Ofqual approved and nationally recognised First Aid at Work certificate which is valid for 3 years.

Why choose first aid at work training with Safety First Aid Training?

  • One of the UK’s leading training schools – established 1959
  • Visit our classes in London, or we can provide training at your workplace
  • The course meets H&S (First Aid) Regulation and is HSE recommended
  • Regularly updated so you always get the latest knowledge and skills
  • Expert first aid tutors with real experience in the field
  • A friendly and supportive learning environment

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In the unlikely event that a learner fails to succeed in the course, we will offer a free place at one of our fixed training venues where they can be re-trained and re-assessed free of charge.

Additional information

List Of Dates & Locations

19 – 21 February 2018 – Cambridge, 5 – 7 March 2018 9am – Cambridge, 9 – 11 April 2018 9am – Cambridge, 18 – 20 June 2018 – Cambridge, 16 – 18 July 2018 – Cambridge, 13 – 15 August 2018 – Cambridge, 24 – 26 September 2018 9am – Cambridge, 29 – 31 October 2018 9am – Cambridge, 19 – 21 November 2018 9am – Cambridge, 4 – 6 December 2018 9am – Cambridge