FAW Scheduled Course Overview

This three-day First Aid at Work (FAW) course provides learners with comprehensive skills to deal with common first aid injuries at work and to keep someone safe until the emergency services arrive. The course covers lifesaving skills required, including scene management, the unconscious patient, major bleeds, fracturs and common medical conditions.

The course is appropriate for the range risks in the workplaces, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations.

If you need to train your Health and Safety team on how to undertake a First Aid Risk Assessment for your business, please see our Level 2 First Aid Risk Assessment - Principle and Practice course.

First Aid At Work Book

FAW Syllabus

The course is made up of practical and theoretical sessions which include a range of topics are covered including:

  • Responsibilities and the law
  • Incident reporting
  • Assessing the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Choking
  • Burns
  • Blood loss and shock
  • Eye injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Fractures and spinal trauma
  • Head injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Heart attacks
  • Diabetes (hypo/hyperglycaemia)
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Stroke
  • Seizures
  • Poisoning

Schedule

The following courses are scheduled across south Wales.

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Carmarthen - Halliwell Centre, UWTSD 12 - 14 November 2019

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Swansea - Village Hotel 27 - 29 January 2020

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Carmarthen - Halliwell Centre, UWTSD 10 - 12 February 2020

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Swansea - Village Hotel 20 - 22 April 2020

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Carmarthen - Halliwell Centre, UWTSD 11 - 13 May 2020

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Certification

Sucessful candidates will be issued with an Ofqual regulated Level 3 First Aid at Work by the awarding body First Aid Awards (FAA).

FAA Certificate for First Aid at Work

Certification Renewal

The qualification lasts for three years and can be renewed by sitting a Level 3 First Aid at Work Requalification before the qualifications expires or within one month. Please see Level 3 First Aid at Work Requalification for exact details.

It is recommended to complete Continual Professional Development on a yearly basis to maintain practical skills and keep information at the forefront.

Refreshments

There will be three planned breaks per day. There will be tea and coffee available during the morning and afternoon break, but lunch is not included.

Additional Information

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Individual Small First Aid Kit

Price Includes

  • Candidate registration fees
  • Certification
  • Course handbook
  • Small personal first aid kit
  • All training equipment for practical sessions
  • Great instructors

Price

£180 per person.

 

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