First Aid at Work Requalification (FAWR)
Level 3 VTQ
Two-day / 12-hour course 
  • For team members already holding the full first aid qualification which is about to expire or has expired less than 30 days ago 

  • Take this 2-day course within 30 days of your current FAW certificate expiring - rather than the full 3-day FAW course again. You must provide a copy of your previous certificate at time of booking.

  • 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.

£150 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

  • 12 contact hours

  • Certificate valid for 3 years

  • Approved, regulated with nationally recognised certification

  • Conforms to CPD guidelines

  • HSE strongly advise annual First Aid Refresher Training

  • Includes 12-hour CPD statement

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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 Requalification (FAWR) Level 3 qualification is suitable for higher risk workplaces needing full first aid cover.

This course is designed for those who hold a current FAW certificate approaching expiry.

Call us for advice on 01202 934964

 

First Aid at Work Requalification (FAWR)

Is this course for me?


The First Aid at Work Requalification (FAWR) Level 3 qualification is ideal for workplaces with risk assessments indicating a requirement for a fully trained first aider (FAW). Typically for higher risk workplaces that require full first aid cover. This course is designed for those who currently possess an FAW qualification approaching expiry.




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. This qualification meets UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per HSE requirements. VTQ qualifications are fully recognised by the HSE as Trade Body Qualifications.




How do I renew this qualification?


Your FAW certificate remains valid for three years. If you are renewing your qualification within 30 days of the expiry date of your FAW, you can take the shorter First Aid at Work Requalification (FAWR) course. To take the FAWR course you will need to provide a copy of your previous certificate.




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. The FAWR qualification comes with 12 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.




What topics will be covered?


Emergency First Aid in the Workplace: - Roles and responsibilities of a first aider - Infection controls - Assessing incidents - Initial check of a casualty First aid to an unresponsive casualty: - Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - Recovery position - Seizures First aid to a casualty who is choking. First aid to a casualty with external bleeding. First aid to a casualty who is in shock. First aid to a casualty with minor injuries: - Small cuts - grazes - bruises - small splinters - Minor burns and scalds Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace: Carrying out a secondary survey First aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints - Fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains First aid to a casualty with head and spinal injuries First aid to a casualty with achest injury - Rib fracture / Flail chest / penetrating chest injury First aid to a casualty with burns and scalds - Factors affecting the severity of burns and scalds First aid to a casualty with an eye injury First aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning First Aid to a casualty suffering the effects of anaphylaxis Treating common major and minor illnesses Managing asthma attacks Managing epilepsy and diabetes Record keeping and equipment use





 
 
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