First Aid at Work 3-day course (Level 3) Training Course

The First Aid at Work Level 3 qualification (FAW) is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that they require a fully trained first aider for their workplace. All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2013 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981.This course must be at least 18 contact hours and run over a minimum of 3 days and the certificate is valid for 3 years. To renew you need to attend a 2-day FAW requalification course.

The HSE strongly recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher courses and our online course meets this requirement.

Course Duration: 1 Day

Price per person:  £195 + VAT

Course Content


  • Initial Care
  •  First Aid at Work Regulations and Rules
  • Accident Reporting
  • Activating Emergency Medical Services
  • Fears of First Aid
  • Barriers – gloves and face barriers
  • Initial Assessment and airway management
  • Unconscious Breathing and Recovery Position
  • The Heart
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attacks and CPR
  • One Rescuer CPR
  • Compressions only CPR
  • CPR Handover to a Second Rescuer
  • Introduction to AED’s
  • Other Primary Care First Aid Problems
  • Adult Choking, Conscious and Unconscious


  • Serious Bleeding Management and Wounds
  • Shock Management and types of Shock
  • Spinal Injury Management
  • Specific Injury Management
  • Injury Assessment
Breaks, Fractures and Splinting
  • Strains and Sprains
  • Types of Wounds and Practice Bandaging different Injuries
    Embedded Objects
  • Burns and Scalds
Head Injuries


  • Poisoning
  • Temperature Injuries – Heat Stroke, Heat Exhaustion and Hypothermia
  • Eye Injuries
  • Bites and Stings
  • Crush Injuries
  • Chest Injuries
  • Electrical Injuries
  • Illness Assessment
  • The Respiratory System and Hypoxia
  • Asthma and Respiratory Problems
  • Hyperventilating
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Illness Management – Epilepsy and Seizures
  • Angina
  • Stroke

Most of our training courses can also be delivered at your company premises – contact us to discuss what training solution is right for you.