First Aid at Work Training (3 Day Course)

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First aid at Work 3 day

You should choose the three-day First Aid at Work course if you work in more hazardous environments, or if you would like a more in-depth understanding of first aid knowledge and techniques.

The three-day FAW course is our most thorough first aid course. It is approved by the Health and Safety Executive and meets the requirements of the First Aid at Work regulations (1981).


This comprehensive course will not only teach you the basics of first aid in the workplace, but also train you in advanced techniques such as the use of an automated defibrillator. It is designed for you if you are a nominated first aider in a hazardous environment, such as a factoryor a construction site, as well as providing you with complete training for any other work situation.

As an employer, this Health and Safety Executive approved course will not only help you to meet your obligations under the First Aid at Work (1981) regulations, but also ensure that your staff, customers and visitors are well protected and provided for.

 Is the Three-Day First Aid at Work Course right for me?

This course is designed for you if you work in an environment where the nature of the business or the type of equipment used puts staff at increased risk, for example:

  • Manufacturing
  • Chemical industries
  • Construction sites
  • Energy companies
  • Colleges and universities

It is also ideal for you if you want to expand your first aid skills and receive a certified HSE approved qualification.

What will I learn?

This comprehensive course will refresh and update your first aid knowledge and skills, allowing you to take appropriate action and provide treatment in a wide range of situations, including accidents, incidents and sudden illness. It will give you the skills you need to take care of the patient until qualified support, such as paramedics, arrives and the patient can be transferred to hospital.

You will also learn how to complete the mandatory paperwork required for formerly reporting an accident under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations(RIDDOR)2013.

What does the course cover?

The comprehensive course covers a wide range of skills and techniques, and can be tailored to specific working environments and risks. Over the three days, you will learn:

  • Formal reporting of accidents and incidents
  • CPR
  • The priorities of first aid, including the 4 B’s
  • Wounds and serious bleeding
  • Automated defibrillator (AED) training
  • Recognising anaphylaxis and asthma
  • Treating the unconscious patient
  • Shock
  • Broken bones and soft tissue injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Compression
  • Concussion
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Poisoning


The course takes place over three days, with six hours of training per day between 9.00am and 4.15pm. However, the start time can be varied, by agreement, to suit staff schedules and shift patterns.

How am I assessed?

You will be continually assessed throughout the three days to ensure you have understood each part of the course before we move on.

To achieve HSE approved certification, you must also pass a formalassessment on completion of the course.


Following a satisfactory final assessment, you will be awarded an HSE recognised certificate, which is valid for three years even if you change employer during that time.

Where is the Three-Day First Aid at Work Course held?

You can attend the three-day comprehensive FAW course at any of our training centres across the UK. Contact us today for details of venues available near you and their available training dates.

Alternatively, if you have a number of staff requiring training, we can arrange a bespoke course at your business premises. This is very flexible and cost effective for larger companies, as it avoids travel and accommodation costs.

Arranging bespoke in-house training, also gives you greater control over the course content and training times. Talk to our friendly team today about tailoring our course to your exact requirements.

Cost for 3 Day First Aid at Work Training

We are confident that we can offer you a competitive price for convenient, tailored first aid training. Talk to our friendly team today on 0808 164 9690 and see how we can help you take better care of your team.

All prices exclude VAT.

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