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This Regulated course is for anyone who holds a current Level 3 First Aid at Work qualification or has expired within the last 28 days. It covers a wider range of subjects than that covered by the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification. It provides learners with the skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in higher risk workplaces or workplaces with an increased number of employees. Produced in aid of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982 purposes.

As this is a Regulated Qualification, an Employer who obtains training from a Qualsafe Approved Centre is not required to carry out any due diligence on the training provider in order to ensure the suitability of the training (HSE statement).

Course Duration: 2 day (12 hours)


Cost: £ 190 (Discount available for group bookings)




Thursday 6th - Friday 7th June 2019 - Witney

Information Links:

Skills for Health                                                                                                           http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/
Health & Safety Executive (HSE) First Aid Section                                                   http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/
HSE GEIS3 A guide for employers - Selecting a first-aid training provider. (pdf)    http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/geis3.pdf
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981. Guidance on Regulation         http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l74.htm
First aid needs assessment                                                                                           http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/needs-assessment.htm

Key Points:

Name: QUALSAFE LEVEL 3 AWARD IN  FIRST AID AT WORK (QCF)

Abbreviated Name: FAW.

National Qualification Number: 603/2384/X

Qualification Type: RQF

Guided Learning Hours: 12 classroom hrs.


Note: Where a Learner holds a valid FAW certificate, this qualification requires a minimum of 12 classroom hrs. 

Class size maximum: 12 Learners (1 Trainer)

Manikins: 1 manikin required per 3 Learners

Compliance and Regulatory Requirements:

This Qualification provides learners with skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in higher risk workplace environments or workplaces with a larger number of employees. The qualification is for the purposes of the  Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982. however it is also highly relevant for a wide range of first aid situations.

The Qualsafe Level 3 First Aid at Work is a Regulated Qualification which removes the requirements for the Employer to carry out due diligence on the training provider. See HSE GEIS3 "A guide for employers - Selecting a first-aid training provider" for details.