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First Aid at Work Requalification (Level 3)


This First Aid at Work Requalification syllabus covers the same topics as those in the initial First Aid at Work course. However, the training and assessment face-to-face contact is only 12 hours (2 days). This course complies with the Health and Safety (First-Aid) regulations 1981 (Appendix 5 Content of a first aid at work (FAW) course).

Notes regarding re qualification:

The FAW re qualification course lasts two days and should cover the same content as the initial FAW course (Appendix 5). If the first-aider does not retrain or requalify before the expiry date on their current certificate they are no longer considered competent to act as a first-aider in the workplace. They can requalify at any time after the expiry date by undertaking the two-day requalification course.

However, it may be prudent to complete the three-day FAW course, especially where a considerable period – i.e. in excess of one month – has elapsed since the FAW certificate expired. It is for the employer to decide the most appropriate training course to requalify the first-aider.


In accordance with Appendix 5 & 6 of the H&S (First-Aid) Regulations 1981

Unit 1 covers the following topics: roles and responsibilities of a first aider; cross infection;recording incidents & actions; use of available equipment;assessing an incident;unconscious casualties (including seizure); cardiopulmonary resuscitation; safe use of an automated external defibrillator;choking;Wounded and bleeding;Shock;
minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters);

Unit 2 covers the following topics: secondary survey; injuries to bones, joints and muscles (including spinal injuries);suspected head and spinal injuries;chest injuries;burns and scalds;eye injuries;sudden poisoning;anaphylaxis;major illnesses (heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma & diabetes);Serious bleeding including:embedded objects; sucking chest wound;amputations;


Day 1: 10/12/2019 | 09:00 - 16:00

Title: First Aid at Work Requalification (Level 3)
Venue: Enderby Civic Centre (ECC Room 1 / ECC Room 1), King Street, Enderby, Leicestershire, LE19 4NT
Trainer: First Response First Aid, Training


Successful candidates will be awarded the FRFA Level 3 First Aid at Work certificate valid for 3 years

Accreditation is provided by First Response First Aid Ltd in accordance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Although it is not a requirement, Ofqual certification can also be provided at an additional charge per person.

Booking Information

Duration: two-days (12 hours)

Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessment

Pre-requisite: Must have completed a First Aid at Work Course

Suggested progression:

Recommended annual refresher training; mandatory requalification training every three years; automated external defibrillation training;

To book this training please contact the Health, Safety & Wellbeing Team by Telephone: 0116 305 5515 or by Email: healthandsafety@leics.gov.uk

Please note that training prices quoted are exclusive of VAT.

This training can be provided at your venue, please contact the Health, Safety & Wellbeing Team for a quotation.

10 Dec 2019 09:00 - 16:00

Health, Safety and Wellbeing
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Day 1: 10 Dec 2019 09:00 - 16:00
First Aid at Work Requalification (Level 3)
Enderby Civic Centre (ECC Room 1 / ECC Room 1), King Street, Enderby, LE19 4NT
Trainer: First Response First Aid
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