First Aid at Work

£1199 + VAT – Up to 12 Persons

Who will benefit from this course?

This course can be taken by first aiders that are looking for a course that will provide them with the practical skills they need to become a more confident first aider in the workplace. It is ideal for anyone working in the construction industry, for people working in manufacturing or for people who have jobs that are more risky than others. The first aid at work course will give you the knowledge and ability to be able to deal with any first aid emergencies that may happen in the workplace. It is required that the candidates should have the right level of physical and mental fitness as well as the learning ability to be able to complete this course to become qualified.

Duration of this course:

3 days – The course will consist of 18 hours of training – 6 hours each day.

What the course will include:

A refresher course in:

Course objectives and the rules and regulations.

You will understand:

  • The roles of a first aider.
  • The importance of preventing cross-infection
  • You will learn how to record incidents and any actions that have been carried out
  • You will learn how to use available equipment – the contents of a first aid kit and a defibrillator
  • DRSAB – Primary and secondary survey
  • You will learn basic life support (CPR) on adults and children (within a school)
  • You will learn how to administer first aid to an adult or child who is choking (within a school)

You will learn how to identify and then administer first aid to anyone with:

  • Burns and scolds
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Asthma
  • Chest injuries
  • Spinal trauma
  • Eye injuries
  • Dislocations and fractures
  • Sprains and strains

You will learn how to administer first aid to anyone that is unconscious due to:

  • Seizures
  • Epilepsy
  • A heart attack
  • A stroke
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Diabetes


When you have completed the course, you will receive a FAW certificate that will be valid for 3 years.

The instructor will conduct a formal assessment throughout the course.

Where does the training take place?

The training can be carried out in your work place. We do ask that the following is required:

A suitable sized room that is inside and has an electrical socket point. It must be big enough for both theory and practical training as participants will be asked to simulate incidents on the floor. The room will need to be at a suitable temperature and will not be interrupted throughout the day while the course is taking place. There must be access to a toilet with running water.

What we will provide:

  • The examiner/trainer
  • A projector, screen and all videos needed
  • A flip chart
  • The presentation
  • The mannequins for all participants (1 between 2 people)
  • All training equipment and materials (including bandages and handouts)