Course Details

A two-day (minimum 12 hours) modular course. The course is for statutory and workplace needs. The FAW course is designed to introduce a systematic method of first aid for managing casualties. The course is a balance of learning and practical intermixed with scenarios of real situations. 

The course will refresh and re-test the knowledge and skills gained in the initial 3 day course and will include the following:

The Assessment

HSE First Aid at Work course is externally assessed by qualified Assessors by observation of practical skills and oral questions.

The Candidate

Only candidates with an in-date FAW certificate can take this course.

If a refresher course is carried out within the three-month period prior to the expiry date of the original certificate, the new certificate will be dated from the date of expiry of the previous certificate.

Will be able to take control of an incident until a nurse, doctor or ambulance arrives.

Is able to cope with common occurrences – illness; injury; collapse; rescue 

Is able to fulfil health and safety requirements for the HSE First Aid at Work

All candidates must feel confident and have competence to deliver as a First Aider at work.

The Qualification

First Aid at Work meets the HSE requirements and is valid for 3 years

Ability to maintain statutory first aid requirements for a place of work according to HSE ’81 and ’97 regulations.

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