3 Days
Course Name:
First Aid at Work
3 full days (9.30am – 4.30pm)
Validation of Certification: 3 years
Course details:
Maximum of 12 places available
About this course?

This course provides foundation knowledge and practical skills for first aiders in workplaces with 50 or more employees, in higher risk workplaces(such as engineering, manufacturing, warehousing, construction etc) and workplaces that deal with underlying conditions (such as diabetes, heart issues, high blood pressure etc). It is compliant with Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations.

It is strongly recommended by the HSE that candidates undergo an annual refresher in the years before FAW requalification is required in order to keep skills updated.

Who is this course For?

The course is suitable for anyone who is a nominated First Aider. No previous first aid experience, training or qualifications are needed, but in this instance a competent person should assess the workplace and its requirements to prior to attendance to ensure the course meets the full needs of the organisation.

Candidates should have a positive attitude, be responsible, have an aptitude to help, be able to think clearly in times of need, be willing and able to learn new skills, be physically able to deal with demanding emergency situations and have good communication skills.

What the course will cover

Theoretical and practical understanding of how to administer first aid to a casualty in life threatening and non-life threatening situations including:

  • Spinal injuries
  • Bleeding
  • Broken bones
  • Muscle/joint injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Poisoning
  • Diabetes
  • Fainting
  • CPR technique
  • Heart attack/Stroke
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Use of AED
  • Recovery position
  • Shock
  • Burns
  • Seizures/Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Head injuries

Candidates will be continually assessed before sitting a final multi-choice question paper which must be passed to achieve the award. This qualification lasts for 3 years.

Course ‘Housekeeping’

All candidates will receive a course book and a certificate on completion. The course involves scenario based role play activities so candidates should dress appropriately. We must be notified in advance of any movement/bending problems so we adapt planned activities. But please be aware that candidates should be physically able to participate, as non-participation may prevent candidates from being awarded a pass.


Individual Price
£160 + VAT
Our Location
(Per candidate)
Group Price
£900 + VAT
Your Location
(Max 12 candidates)