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Emergency First Aid at Work:
1-Day 

Please contact us to discuss group or on site bookings.

RQF Level 3 Award:
FAA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)

SCQF Level 6 Award:
Award in Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6

Where a workplace first aid risk assessment identifies a need for an Emergency First Aider in the Workplace, this one-day qualification meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.

All learners will have the skills and knowledge to provide the organisation with Emergency First Aider’s that can provide treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner.

Learners undertaking this course will be considered First Aiders and be a point of contact within the workplace to help and support those with a first aid situation.

Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

  • Basic hygiene in First Aid

  • Resuscitation and AED awareness

  • Anatomy

  • Minor Injuries

  • Bleeding control

  • Burns

  • Choking

  • Epilepsy

  • Shock

Certification

Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 3 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)/Award in First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 5. This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is strongly recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.

Assessment

Practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor, and a three year qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria. In addition, the HSE strongly recommend that all students undergo an annual refresher programme of three hours.

Numbers

A minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 students are allowed.  All must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment. A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.

Location

Our modern, IT equiped, classrooms are based at the Castledown Enterprise Centre, Ludgersall, Wiltshire.  However we are able to deliver this course on-site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out, accommodation and travelling. Please contact us for an On-Site Training quote. Our quotes include the instructors daily rate, course certificate fees, course material fees, travel & accommodation (if required) plus VAT. There are no nasty surprises at the end.

In-House / On-site courses

If you have several employees that you wish to train as First Aiders why not consider an onsite course. Field Crafting UK are able to provide training at your premises, at a time and date to suit your requirements. To learn more why not submit an On-Site Training enquiry.

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Course Duration

A minimum of six contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities, plus some pre-course activity could be required. Ideally, the course should be run over one day, but can be spread over a longer time period if you so desire, providing it is completed within 4 weeks of starting the course and the training sessions last for a minimum of two hours.

Training Books

All of our courses are supported by a comprehensive illustrated training book which is included in your training pack.

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