HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work Course

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Course Facts

Duration: 3 Day/s
Assessment: Practical and multiple-choice theory assessment
Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements
Accredited By:
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Ways to Learn

What is the First Aid at Work Course (FAW)?

This three-day First Aid at Work course provides you with everything you need to become a competent first aider, delivered through a variety of theoretical input and practical demonstrations.

FAW courses provide a comprehensive introduction to First Aid at Work. Through a variety of theoretical input and practical demonstrations, participants will have the opportunity to discuss and practice first aid procedures that can be adapted to any work situation.

This FAW course, accredited by HABC, is legally compliant with the current Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

*Rated 4.8 out of 5 by learners on Coursecheck, TSW Training has been a trusted and established training provider of choice for 56 years.

Who is this Course For?

This course is ideal for nominated workplace first aiders, or anyone wanting a comprehensive introduction to first aid. The course equips you to become a first-aider that can apply first aid to a range of specific injuries.

An alternative course is the Emergency First Aid at Work, which enables a first-aider to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill at work

What Will I Learn on the First Aid at Work Course?

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing incidents
  • Manage and administer first aid to an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • Manage and administer first aid to an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • Administer first aid for a range of conditions
  • Manage and administer first aid to a casualty with a minor injury
  • Manage and administer first aid to a casualty for a range of major illnesses
  • Manage and administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock
  • Manage and administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  • Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Treat Accidents and Illnesses
  • Use a First Aid Kit
  • Keep First Aid Records
  • Understand the treatment of:
  • An unconscious casualty
  • Heart attacks
  • Resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Choking
  • Bleeding
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Fractures
  • Seizures
  • Asthma
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Eye injuries
  • Low blood sugar
  • Fainting

How is this Course Assessed?

The assessment comprises of a written examination plus a practical assessment of CPR, recovery position and treatment of a bleed. After completing a final assessment, successful candidates will receive a Highfield approved certificate that is valid for three years. An annual refresher course is highly recommended.

“We know assessments can be challenging, but our expert training team will be on hand to support you with any concerns and make sure you are ready to sit the assessment.

Don’t worry – we’ll make sure you have everything you need!” – Stuart Davies, Managing Director at TSW Training

Do I Need to Complete a First Aid Refresher Course?

To help keep your basic first aid skills up to date, it is strongly recommended by the HSE that you undertake annual refresher training

Why Choose TSW Training for your Courses?

  • TSW Training is a leading Health and Safety, Environmental, Leadership and Management training provider working with PLCs and SME clients across the UK.
  • Rated 4.8/5 in 1,179 reviews by learners on independent training course evaluator, Coursecheck, TSW Training has been a trusted and established training provider of choice for 56 years.
  • Work with TSW Training and you have access to our closely curated team of quality-assured experts, consultants, and trainers.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981, requires employers to make sure they provide adequate and appropriate first aid equipment, facilities, trained first-aiders to ensure their employees receive instant attention if they are injured or become ill at work. The Regulations apply to all workplaces, including those with less than five employees and to the self-employed.

To determine the number of trained first aiders needed, employers are required to carry out an assessment of their own first-aid needs. The HSE provides an excellent guide, which will help you determine the training you need.

In-House Delivery Exclusively For Your Organisation

This course can be delivered exclusively for your organisation, in any location or virtually through Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Read more on our in-house training services.

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