- The provision of emergency first aid at work (see EFAW)
- The provision of first aid to a casualty with:
- Injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries
- Chest injuries
- Burns and scalds
- Eye injuries
- Sudden poisoning
- Anaphylactic shock
- Recognition of the presence of major illness and appropriate first aid (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes)
Continual assessment and formal written and practical assessment
3 Day Course
9:00am to 4:00pm
To provide delegates with the necessary knowledge of the responsibilities of being a First Aider. Delegates will have a basic knowledge of how to correctly react and treat the various first aid situations that may occur in their place of work.
A Certificate of training in First Aid at Work (FAW) valid for 3 years. (Annual refresher recommended) Successful candidates also receive: A First Aid at Work manual A durable plastic credit card sized qualification confirmation, to keep in a wallet/purse
The course content is prescribed by the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 (as amended) Approved Code of Practice L74 (Third Edition). As per Health & Safety Executive (HSE) announcement, courses now include automated external defibrillator (AED) training.