First Aid FAW Level 3 Course (3 Days)
Course duration: 3 days
Cost: £120 per person
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FAW Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) 3 Days.
FAW Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) 3 Days
£120 per person
Courses are run on a monthly basis. Use the calendar above to view the available dates.
The award in First Aid at Work is a qualification aimed at those who wish to become a 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.
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.
How long will it take?
To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 22 hours of learning, typically over three days, with a minimum contact time of 18 hours.
The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident and recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness. The qualification also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis.
This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test. This is internally marked and 100% is required to pass.
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.
Centres are required to ensure that each learner’s photograph and formal identification documents are checked and recorded before they are allowed to sit the examination/assessment. Only a formal passport-style photo is acceptable and the documents required are listed separately when you click on to ID REQUIREMENTS. Please note ONLY these documents are acceptable and the original MUST be produced, copies cannot be accepted. If you are not sure how you can comply with this, please contact us to discuss this.