3 Day FAW course

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HSE First aid at work course


The First aid at work training course provides the comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in most workplaces to become a confident first aider at work. Giving both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies. It meets the standards required to help comply with Health and Safety (First aid) regulations.


Who should attend?


This course is designed for people who want to receive our most thorough first aid training.


What you will learn


The content of the course will cover how to deal with the following:


The role of the first aiderHead injuries

Managing an emergencyHealth and safety (first aid) regulations

Communication and casualty careLow blood sugar


Bleeding (minor and severe)Resuscitation (adult CPR)

Bone, muscle and joint injuriesSeizures (adult)

Burns and scaldsSevere allergic reaction

Chest pains (including heart attack)Shock

Choking (adult)Spinal injuries

Eye injuriesStroke

FaintingUnconscious casualty



Course duration


Three days.




Previously, students who attended our first aid courses were required to pass a final practical assessment. This has been replaced with continuous observation by the trainer and written assessments.


Candidates need a basic command of English (defined as Level 2). So whilst we are often able to provide support to people who for example do not have English as a first language, our ability to do so is limited by the time available and the number of people who require assistance, although we may be able to make special arrangements if requested in advance. Please contact us if you need any guidance.




Successful candidates receive a Emergency First Response certificate, valid for three years.