The First Aid at Work requalification course revisit all the topics from the First Aid at Work course including:
- The role and responsibilities of a first aider in the workplace
- Assessing an incident
- Managing an unresponsive casualty
- CPR and defibrillation
- Recovery Position
- Heart Attack
- Head and spinal injuries
- Chest injuries
- Wounds and bleeding
- Sprains, strains and dislocations
- Minor injuries
- Burns and scalds
- Eye injuries
The First Aid at Work Requalification course is for learners who currently hold a First Aid at Work course. This course is not suitable for individuals who do not hold a first aid qualification.
The learners must provide the First Aid at Work certificate at the start of the course or they will be turned away.
You can sit the requalification before the certificate expires or up to a month after it expires. If your certificate has expired, you cannot operate as the appointed first aider under the guidance of the Health and Safety Executive until your requalify.
The First Aid at Work Requalification training course will include a variety of interactive sessions including discussions, group break-out activities and practical scenarios with a variety of first aid equipment. All of these elements will build the candidates' knowledge to help them pass the assessments and to build their confidence to provide first aid.
The practical scenarios will include recovery position, resuscitation, the use of Automated External Defibrillators and blood loss with shock. All candidates need to be physically able to take part in these scenarios with many of them taking place on the floor.
Candidates should wear clothing that they feel comfortable with to support their learning while taking part in group discussions and practical sessions with other candidates. Candidates should be aware they will be practising placing one another in the recovery position and practising resuscitation. We, therefore, recommend flat shoes, and trousers and to be cautious of baggy low tops.
The price includes:
- Registration with the Awarding Body and electronic certification
- First Aid Made Easy book to accompany the training
- Discount on first aid kit
- Reminder card and pen
- First Aid consumables for each candidate
- Access to First Aid equipment to practise all scenarios in pairs
- 3 days of training with trainers experienced in first aider
- Travel in the Swansea area
If there are additional costs, we will agree on these at the time of booking, for example, excess travel, off-site parking, and venue hire.
There is no post-course learning for this course.
You can arrange a program of support from Dewi Development Ltd for your staff, this can include ongoing coaching, annual Continual Professional Development or access to a debrief session.
The Continual Professional Development is recommended to be a half day and we can focus the topics around the needs of your staff and your business.
Your staff may wish to access a debrief session following a serious incident in which they utilised their skills and need to discuss the actions they took.
As a regulated qualification there are assessments to ensure the candidates have reached the required standard. The face-to-face course prepares candidates for the assessments.
There are two multi-choice papers and 7 practical assessments which are built into the three days. The practical assessments are observed as individuals develop their skills through the course.
Successful candidates will be issued with an Ofqual regulated Level 3 First Aid at Work by the awarding body QualSafe.
The qualification lasts for three years and can be renewed by sitting a Level 3 First Aid at Work Requalification before the qualification expires or within one month. Please see Level 3 First Aid at Work Requalification for exact details.
We can deliver the training at your venue which has a suitable training room or we can support you in arranging a suitable external venue. Training at your venue can save you costs but be aware staff can be distracted by day-to-day concerns.
Locations will require:
- Room big enough to sit 12 candidates to sit in a horseshoe
- Tables for group work and assessment at the end of the session
- Floor space to practise their first aid skills
- Projector and screen with computer connection, however, we can provide a projector with a laptop
While we will deliver our courses across the country, we focus on supporting local businesses in south Wales from Cardigan to Haverfordwest, Carmarthen, Swansea, Cardiff and Newport.
The course will have three planned breaks per day, including lunch. Refreshments are NOT included when delivered at one of your venues, but tea and coffee will be included when delivered at a venue arranged by ourselves.
While a student can qualify at 14, they may not assume responsibility in the workplace until they are 16 and then it is the employer's responsibility to ensure the individual is suitable for the role.
This course can be completed over a number of sessions, as long as it is completed within 4 weeks of starting.
If you have any additional questions, do not hesitate to contact us.