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First Aid at Work Course (RQF) – Overview

First Aid at Work Course – FAW (RQF) 3 Day

GOTO Emergency First Aid At Work (RQF) 1 Day


The First Aid at Work course – FAW (RQF) 3 Day is a high quality and enjoyable Level 3 course delivered by experienced professionals. They take pride in expertly supporting you to learn by combining theory and practice throughout the whole First Aid at Work (RQF) syllabus. The one day Emergency First Aid at Work course is also an option for lower risk environments.

A face to face, interactive course in a safe, supportive environment where you will have direct contact with a tutor and you can ask questions!

When attending a course at our main AET site, in addition to a warm welcome and ample free parking you get free tea / coffee at break times.

Knowsley Training Room where the first  aid at work course can be delivered.

This qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications and the qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the Assessment Principles for Regulated First Aid Qualifications.


£185.00 per person is the base price with large discounts available for group bookings. The course can be delivered at your premises or at our knowsley training rooms.

This QA qualification is:

  • For people who deal with first aid at work enabling them to be workplace first aiders under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981

The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations. Also the knowledge needed to take on the role of first aider in the workplace.

The Qualification Specification can be downloaded here and contains information on centre requirements and assessment methods.

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare the learner to develop the skills and knowledge needed to take on the role of first aider in the workplace.

Intended audience
This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work to provide basic first aid to people in a range of situations.

Course Contents

  • The role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis
Manual Inline Stabilisation Practice On A First Aid At Work Course
Teaching Aids including Choking Vest, AED Trainer, Manikin Wipes and Energiser Ball, all of which are used on the first aid at work course.
CPR Manikin with LED lighting used in the first aid at work course showing effective compressions.
  • Shock
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Eye injuries

Call or e-mail now for information or to book a course.

Other first aid courses that are available are listed here

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Course was presented well and easy to understand. Enjoyable! I learned a lot! Good relaxed atmosphere.

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