First Aid at Work (FAW)
Level 3 VTQ
Two-day practical plus online learning
For all workplaces with a need for team members to have the full first aid qualification.
Meets HSE requirements
Complete 6 hours of online video-based training at your own pace, then attend a two-day in-person practical session - saves time in the classroom.
Attend one of our training centres, or book team training at your own workplace.
All courses are delivered by highly experienced instructors with the most up-to-date and engaging methods of learning, designed to give you confidence.
£180 per learner at our venues
Discounts automatically apply for multiple bookings
Further discounts available when we come to you to train your team
Meets the requirements of Health & Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981
18 contact hours (6 online plus 12 in the classroom)
Certificate valid for 3 years
Approved, regulated with nationally recognised certification
Conforms to CPD guidelines
HSE strongly advise annual First Aid Refresher Training
Includes 18-hour CPD statement
Who needs this qualification?
Your workplace will identify the right course and qualification that you need. They establish this in their risk assessment for first aid provision.
The First Aid at Work (FAW) Level 3 qualification is suitable for higher risk workplaces needing full first aid cover.
Call us for advice on 01202 934964
First Aid at Work (FAW)
Is this course for me?
Does this course meet the standard I require?
Our courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured, meeting guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2017. They also meet the requirements of First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and 2016.
Is blended training recognised?
Yes, good news! In May 2016 the HSE and Awarding Organisations announced that computer-based blended training is now allowed for all workplace first aid courses.
How do I renew this qualification?
Is there a minimum age requirement?
Our courses have a minimum age requirement of 16. You must be over 16 years of age to take an IPS Safety Training course.
Can I earn CPD (Continuous Professional Development) points?
All IPS Safety Training courses have been independently certified as conforming to Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. Certificates and qualifications that we provide include a CPD statement as well as the IPS Safety Training certificate. For online courses an evidence based learning statement is also provided.
What topics will be covered?
How does the blended training course work?
A blended course gives exactly the same qualification as if you had attended a traditional classroom course. The difference is that the course is split into two parts.