3 day Level 3 First Aid at Work OFQUAL RQF (FAW)

3 day Level 3 First Aid at Work OFQUAL RQF training course (FAW)




This level 3 OFQUAL regulated and accredited RQF First Aid at Work training course complies with the guidelines and criteria as defined by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) in respect of the 1981 (First Aid) Regulations.   Delegates will learn the skills and knowledge to provide  First Aid treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner. The topics covered in this First Aid at Work training course are in accordance with current guidelines published by the Resuscitation Council (UK).





This FAW training course is taught for 18 hours over a minimum of 3 days and consists of theoretical and practical sessions. The 18 hours FAW training course can also be spread over a maximum of 10 weeks, ensuring that each session is a minimum of two hours (subject to extra cost). The class ratio for this qualification is a maximum of 12 learners to 1 Trainer/Assessor.


Course content


Day 1


  • Roles and responsibilities of the First Aider
  • Legislation
  • First Aid box and contents
  • The Accident Record form
  • Basic hygiene and infection control in First Aid 
  • Assessment of an incident
  • Primary survey and Agonal Gasping
  • Secondary assessment and Recovery position
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Resuscitation and CPR
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use training
  • Respiratory System and Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Minor injuries
  • Wounds and Bleeding control
  • Circulatory System and Shock
  • Minor Burns
  • Foreign Bodies


Days 2 & 3

  • Recap on primary survey
  • Recap on secondary assessment
  • Fractures
  • Soft tissue injuries to ligaments and muscle
  • Head  injuries including Concussion, Skull Fracture and Cerebral Compression
  • Spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Specialised burn injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylaxis and auto injector training
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Hyperthermia
  • Hypothermia



Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING  today on   0121 769 2827 for a very competitive unbeatable quote. The course price includes course handouts and e-certificates.





Assessment is ongoing by the instructor.  The qualification is assessed through the completion of a written workbook, practical demonstration and oral questioning.




An OFQUAL  Regulated RQF  Level 3 First Aid at Work course certificate  lasting three years will be issued  subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate.


Important Information


Please note that delegates must be at least 18 years of age and physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.


Delegates should have good English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete the assessments.


Please also note that ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process.


  • The training room should be quiet and of appropriate size.
  • Staff should be off work and not expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain on the course for the entire duration of the training course.
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