LEVEL 3 AWARD IN FIRST AID AT WORK (FAW) (3 DAY)

£195.00

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Course Category: FIRST AID
Course Name: Level 3 Award in First Aid At Work (FAW) (3 Day)
Course Timings: 10:00 – 17:00 each day

Comprehensive first aid training for higher-risk workplaces

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at first aiders in higher-risk work environments such as construction sites and factories, or workplaces with more than 50 employees. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recommends that all first aiders undertake an annual refresher course. First aiders must re-qualify every three years.

Course overview:

This three-day course First Aid at Work course covers first aid scenarios for higher-risk environments. It replaces the four-day first aid course. The training curriculum covers:

  • safe best practice – minimising the risk of infection
  • record keeping – recording accidents, RIDDOR, first aid kits, disposing safely of clinical waste
  • awareness of current first aid regulations
  • vital signs –breathing, level of consciousness, temperature, colour
  • incident management – a systematic approach to managing first aid incidents
  • airway management – causes and treatment of unconscious collapse
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • use of automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • breathing problems and choking
  • circulation problems – controlling external bleeding and treatment for shock
  • minor injuries – small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters
  • major injuries – injuries to bones including suspected spinal injuries, chest injuries
  • major burns and scalds
  • eye injuries – including how to irrigate an eye
  • sudden poisoning and anaphylactic shock
  • soft tissue injuries

Course duration: 3 days, 10am to 5pm

Assessment

A final assessment takes place on the afternoon of the third day of the course. This consists of a series of practical assessments run by independent, external assessors.

COURSE FEE £195 PER CANDIDATE

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