First Aid at Work (FAW) 18 hours

Available dates 2024


  • Mon 5th, Tue 6th & Wed 7th



  • Wed 9th, Thu 10th & Fri 11th



  • Mon 9th, Tue 10th & Wed 11th


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This course is ideal for people who work in higher risk working environments, or for those who would like to learn about a wider range of first aid emergencies.  This course suits those who work in more hazardous work environments. The course provides practical role play and demonstrations to build the individual’s confidence and knowledge when faced with a first aid emergency. Once you have completed this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the role of a First Aider
  • Decide what you need in your First Aid Kit
  • Assess the area / situation in order to act safely and effectively in an emergency.
  • Provide First Aid to an individual who is unconscious (Breathing and Non-Breathing)
  • Administer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and understand how to operate an AED
  • Perform a Top to Toe Survey and place the casualty in the Recovery Position
  • Treat for Bleeding, Burns, Fractures
  • Identify when somebody is suffering from a Heart Attack / Angina Attack or Stroke
  • Treat somebody who is Choking
  • Provide First Aid for Chest, Spinal, and Head Injuries
  • Recognise Signs & Symptoms and be able to Treat an Anaphylactic Shock
  • Provide effective First Aid for Diabetes and Epilepsy
  • Understand and treat for different Temperature Issues
  • Understand and treat Asthma and Hyperventilation
  • Identify and treat Soft Tissue Injuries, Nosebleeds and Eye Injuries
  • Provide First Aid for Poisoning, Bites & Stings
  • Understand and identify other common workplace injuries / illnesses


A practical assessment will take place on the final day of the course, which will include CPR, Dealing with an Unconscious Casualty, and Incident Management. A certificate approved by the F.A.I.B. (First Aid Industry Body) – which complies with the HSE’s First Aid training policy – will be issued on successful completion of the course. The certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of the training. An appropriate First Aid training manual will also be issued.

£180.00 (Exc. VAT)

£216.00 (Inc. VAT)

From: £180.00

Venue: Blaydon Youth & Community Centre, NE21 5LU

Time: 09.30 – 16.00


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