QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF)

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Upcoming dates for this First Aid at Work (FAW) course


The next dates for our fully accredited QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) courses are Mon 20 - Wed 22 November 2017 and Tues 23 - Thur 25 January 2018.

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NEW Course Regulations


As of October 1st, 2017, the Level 3 First Aid at Work course will no longer fall under the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), but will follow the Regulations Qualifications Framework (RQF) instead.

We will still be offering the QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF) till the end of September, and then changing over to the QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF).

The benefits of this three day First Aid at Work (FAW) course:

  • 1.1 million workers in Britain had an accident at work in 2014/2015.
  • Of those, 2,700 were from the East Midlands.
  • On average, one out of every 370 people received an injury at work.

  • The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work.
  • This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing adequate first aid training.
  • Typically, first aiders will hold a valid certificate in either First Aid at Work (FAW) or Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

  • Our QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) - FAW - training course is the one recommended for first aiders in a higher risk workplace.
  • Having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff!
  • As this is a Regulated Qualification, employers can book this course for their employees in the safe knowledge that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks.

In this First Aid at Work (FAW) course we will cover:

  • The Roles and Responsibilities of an Emergency First Aider
  • Assessing an Incident
  • Minor Injuries
  • Cuts, Grazes and Bruises
  • Minor Burns and Scalds
  • Managing an Unresponsive Casualty
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Eye Injuries
  • Angina
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Head Injuries
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Chest Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Sprains, Strains and Dislocations
  • Poisoning

Accredited, Ofqual regulated qualification


Our First Aid at Work Training Course is a nationally recognised, Ofqual regulated qualification accredited by Qualsafe Awards. This means that you can be rest assured that your First Aid at Work Training is of high quality and covers your legal obligations