Duration: 3 days

Requalification: 2 days

The First Aid at Work Course is the highest level of first aid training programme available for the workplace. This is far more comprehensive than the 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work course and is suitable for any working environment.

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is designed to meet the first aid requirements of a high risk working environment such as factories, food processing plants, Hotels, leisure centres, engineering environments etc.

If you think that your workplace is lower risk then you may be interested in the Emergency First Aid at Work. Students must be aged 16 or over to attend this course. The re-qualification course is 2 days long and you must have a first aid at work certificate that is no more than 28 days expired. This course will be completed after 3 years and prevents you re-attending a 3 day course. We can provide help with learning support and languages as required.

What will I learn?

See our full manual below for a comprehensive look at what is on offer during the first aid at work course. The basic syllabus is;

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • First aid kit information and equipment
  • Aims and priorities of first aid
  • Primary assessment and Cardio Pulmonary
  • Resuscitation for the adult casualty
  • Secondary assessment
  • The recovery position
  • Choking
  • Dealing with suspected spinal injuries
  • How to deal with minor, major bleeding and shock
  • Treatment for burns, head injuries, broken bones, crush and eye injuries
  • Dealing with seizures
  • Some common medical complaints

What is the qualification?

The qualification will allow you be to be a nominated first aider in your workplace. The full title of the course and qualification is the Level 3 OFQUAL First Aid at Work. This course is assessed and certification will only be provided to competent students. The qualification is valid for 3 years.

The HSE do Strongly Recommend Annual Refresher Training. The re-qualification course allows you to continue as a first aider (following successful completion of assessments)

Who will I be taught by?

Our trainers are not just professional teachers.  The majority are members of the Ambulance Service and other emergency services. They deliver factual training based on current guidelines and most importantly experience. This ensures you are being taught by a professional that has actually done in real terms what they are teaching you.