First Aid at Work Requalification including Paediatric Element

  • Max Persons: 12
  • Duration: 2-days (13 hours)

This First Aid at Work Requalification syllabus covers the same topics as those in the initial First Aid at Work course. However, the training and assessment face-to-face contact is only 2 days. This course complies with the Health and Safety (First-Aid) regulations 1981 (Appendix 5 Content of a first aid at work (FAW) course).

In addition to the subjects covered on a standard First Aid at Work Requalification course, it also includes training relevant to a school environment

Notes regarding requalification

The FAW requalification course lasts two days and should cover the same content as the initial FAW course (Appendix 5). If the first-aider does not retrain or requalify before the expiry date on their current certificate they are no longer considered competent to act as a first-aider in the workplace. They can requalify at any time after the expiry date by undertaking the two-day requalification course. However, it may be prudent to complete the three-day FAW course, especially where a considerable period – i.e. in excess of one month – has elapsed since the FAW certificate expired. It is for the employer to decide the most appropriate training course to requalify the first-aider.

In accordance with Appendix 5 & 6of the H&S (First-Aid) Regulations 1981

Unit 1 covers the following topics:

  • roles and responsibilities of a first aider;
    • cross-infection;
    • recording incidents & actions;
    • use of available equipment;
  • assessing an incident;
  • unconscious casualties (including seizure);
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
  • Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator;
  • choking;
  • wounds and bleeding;
  • shock;
  • minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters);

Unit 2 covers the following topics:

  • secondary survey;
  • injuries to bones, joints and muscles (including spinal injuries);
  • suspected head and spinal injuries;
  • chest injuries;
  • burns and scalds;
  • eye injuries;
  • sudden poisoning;
  • anaphylaxis;
  • major illnesses (heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma & diabetes);
  • serious bleeding including:
    • embedded objects;
    • sucking chest wound;
    • amputations;

Additional Subjects relating to a School environment

  • Administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation to a child
  • Recognition and management of Asthma
  • Recognition and management of Anaphylaxis
  • Administer first aid to a child who is:
    • unconscious (including seizures)
    • choking

Successful candidates will be awarded the Level 3 First Aid at Work certificate valid for 3 years.

Accreditation is provided by First Response First Aid Ltd in accordance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. 

Duration: two-days (13 hours)

Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessments

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression:

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Duration: two-days (13 hours)

Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessments

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression:

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