First Aid at Work (FAW)

Description

It is a requirement of the Health & Safety law that employers should provide a safe and healthy environment for their employees.

If the assessment of First Aid needs highlights the need for qualified First Aider’s, then this Level 3 qualification (Level 6 in Scotland) will provide you with suitable, highly trained personnel.

This comprehensive three-day course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with an emergency situation with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.

This course will give the participants a qualification to the highest level.

Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:

• Legalities, responsibilities and reporting           • Assessment of the situation

• Resuscitation                                                    • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)

• Dealing with an unresponsive casualty             • Bandaging

• Fractures and spinal injuries                             • Heart attacks   • Choking

• Control of bleeding                                            • Head injuries

• Eye Injuries • Poisoning                                    • Chest injuries

• Sprains and strains                                           • Burns

• Asthma                                                             • Diabetes

• Epilepsy                                                            • Stroke

Duration

A minimum of 18 hours spread over at least three days.

Ideally, the course should be run over three consecutive days, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if you so desire providing it is completed within 10 weeks of starting the course.

Certification

Assessment is on-going by the instructor along with a question paper on each day.

A three year Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Level 6 in Scotland) will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.

Numbers

A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all learners must be a minimum of 16 years of age.

Course Cost

If hosted at your premises, the cost of the course will be £1000 for up to 12 persons.

If attending a course hosted by us, the cost will be £130 per person.

There are no additional costs for VAT on any of our courses.