First Aid at Work Requalification Level 3

This First Aid at Work Level 3 (VTQ) requalification (FAW-R) is ideal if your Certificate has not yet expired or is expired for less than a month. You can requalify your First Aid at Work qualification in two days rather than three. All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2017 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2016 changes.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements. This Vocational Training Qualification (VTQ) is fully recognised by the HSE as a Trade Body Qualification.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement.

The course has a minimum age requirement of 14 however some Business insurers will not recognise someone as a Workplace First Aider if they are under 18.

Course details

Course Duration (excluding breaks)

18 hours

Maximum students per course

12

Minimum age

14

Individual Price

£140

Group price

£840

Group Pricing assumes that the Client provides a suitable training venue


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Syllabus

Day 1 (also Emergency First Aid at Work syllabus)

  • The role of the first aider including:
    • – the importance of preventing cross infection
    • – the need for recording incidents and subsequent actions
    • – use of available first aid equipment
  • Legislation – first aid law including first aider litigation issues
  • Assessing any situation to act safely, promptly and effectively in any emergency
  • Unconscious casualty management including Epilepsy
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for a non-breathing casualty
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Choking first aid for a casualty with a blocked airway
  • First aid for a casualty that has been injured and is bleeding
  • Shock (Hypovolaemic)
  • Minor injuries first aid for small cuts, grazes and bruises and small splinters
  • Minor burns and scalds

Day 2

  • administer first aid to a casualty with:
    • injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries;
    • chest injuries;
    • burns and scalds;
    • eye injuries;
    • sudden poisoning;
    • anaphylactic shock;
  • recognise the presence of major illness (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes) and provide appropriate first aid.