Emergency First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work

RQF Level 3 Award (England, Northern Ireland and Wales)

Qualification title:          FAA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

Unit 1 title:                       Emergency First Aid in the Workplace

Where an organisation’s risk assessment of First Aid needs identifies that there is a requirement for Emergency First Aid at Work practitioners, then this national Award in Emergency First Aid at Work satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid – the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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.


A minimum of six contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities is required


  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Burns
  • Resuscitation and AED awareness
  • Anatomy
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Choking
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Minor injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Basic hygiene in First Aid
  • Bleeding control
  • Shock


Assessment is ongoing by the instructor, along with a multiple choice question paper and a three year qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria, in addition it is recommended that, during the 3 year period, delegates attend annual refresher programme of 3 hours


A maximum of 12 students are allowed and 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


We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling.

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