First Aid at Work (initial) - 3 day

Formats - Fully on-site or Blended

This course is available as either:

  • Fully on-site (3 days face-to-face), or
  • Blended (eLearning + 2 days face-to-face)
Face-to face training is delivered at your venue. It can be delivered at the weekends, in the evening, or in half day sessions if required. The high quality interactive eLearning can be completed by learners on any internet connected device, at a time, place and pace to suit them.


This course will give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to look after someone who becomes injured or unwell at work.

It enables people to be a First Aider at Work, in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
Those who are currently hold a FAW certificate (or whose certificate has recently expired) require the First Aid at Work (re-validation) course.


As a minimum, this course will cover...


  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Incident management
  • Casualty assessment

Respiratory problems:

  • Choking
  • Unconscious person
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Chest injuries

Cardiovascular problems:

  • Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Heart attack
  • Cardiac arrest (CPR and AED)
  • Catastrophic bleeding - optional

Neurological problems:

  • Seizures and Epilepsy
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Head injuries
  • Stroke

Musculoskeletal problems:

  • Spinal injuries
  • Limb and joint injuries

Environmental problems:

  • Burns
  • Poisoning
  • Minor injuries

Qualification - Optional

If required, this course may also lead to the Qualsafe Awards Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF). In this case, learners must be at least 14 years old and complete the course within 3 weeks.


We structure our prices so you only pay for what you need. Our courses are individually priced to take account of the format you choose, the number of learners and whether you require a qualification. New customers also get a 20% discount on their first course fee. Please get in touch for an accurate quote.

Duration - 18 hours

This course requires a minimum of 18 hours learning.

Certification - 3 years

Learners who successfully complete the course will be awarded an eCertificate, valid for 3 years.

Learners - max 12

Maximum 12 learners per course

Pre-requisites - None

There are no pre-requisites for this course unless you choose the optional qualification.