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Level 3 Award in First Aid At Work

The aim of the qualification is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations. Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of the first aider


  • First Aid at Work Novice Training: 3 days
  • First Aid at Work Refresher Training: 2 days

How to Book

  • To book onto a Level 3 First Aid at Work course please click here to view available dates at the training centre

Course Venue

  • Safe-T-Solutions Training Centre or Commercial/ Private premises with suitable facilities to run a practical HSE Approved FAW training course.


Note: First Aid at Work course contents are in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Suitably qualified personnel and First Aid equipment to immediately enable First Aid assistance to be provided to employees who become ill or injured at work.
First Aiders in the workplace must hold a valid certificate of competence in either FAW or EFAW.

Course Content

  • First Aid Priorities
  • Recording and Reporting
  • Regulations & First Aid Kits
  • Managing Incidents
  • Examination of a Casualty
  • Basic Life Support & Unconsciousness
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Common Illnesses & Heart Attacks / strokes

Course Assessment

  • The candidates must complete and pass practical assessments throughout the course and two multiple choice exam papers on the theoretical element of First Aid.

Course Manuals

  • First Aid at Work manuals are provided as part of the course and will be issued on the first day.

Course Certification

  • A QA (QCF) Certificate and ID card will be issued upon successful completion of the course

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