First Aid – 3 Day Course

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Award in First Aid at Work

The award in First Aid at Work is a qualification aimed at those who wish to becomea First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. This qualification is intended for candidates already working or preparing to work in the industry.

Persons gaining this qualification will learn that First Aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment. Its topics are regarded by the Health & Safety Executive as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health in the workplace. The FAW Certificate is valid for three years, a candidate can take a ‘Re-qualification Course’ of 2 days while their existing certificate is still current, otherwise the full 3 day course must be re-taken.


There are no pre-requisites for this qualification. It is advised that candidates have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

Guided Learning Hours

Guided learning hours for this qualification are 18 hours and run over 3 days.

Qualification Structure

This is a single unit qualification, assessed by a 12 question multi-choice examination, followed by a practical assessment, including Incident Management, Dealing with Shock, Dealing with an Unconscious Casualty and CPR. Successful candidates must achieve a score of at least 9 correct answers out of 12 in the multi-choice examination before moving on to the practical assessments.

It is an HSE requirement that the practical assessments will be conducted by independent assessors who have not been involved in the course. There is a maximum of 12 delegates on a course.