This QA qualification is based on the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) training standard for delivery of First Aid at Work (FAW) courses for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
This qualification outlines a range of knowledge and practical skills for providing first aid. Learners will practice assessing and managing an incident and demonstrate how to treat a variety of conditions from life threatening illnesses to minor injuries.
Who Should Attend?
This qualification is predominantly for qualified first aiders who have a specific interest or a responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to be able to provide basic first aid to people they are caring for when dealing with an emergency.
The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to refresh the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations and/or take on the role of first aider in the workplace. It is designed to refresh their skills and knowledge and avoid skill fade as recommended by the HSE.
Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive an e-certificate.
This qualification is valid for 1 year in line with the sequence of training recommendations from the Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981.