First Aid at Work – Hastings, East Sussex

The First Aid at Work (FAW) course is ideal for larger employers and those people or organisations who, after carrying out a risk assessment, feel they need the broader range of training and skills offered by this qualification.

This is a 3-day course.

March 2024

Wednesday, 13th March 2024

Blended course £315.00 + VAT

April 2024

Monday, 29th April 2024

In Person course £315.00 + VAT

May 2024

Wednesday, 22nd May 2024

Blended course £315.00 + VAT

July 2024

Thursday, 11th July 2024

Blended course £315.00 + VAT

September 2024

Wednesday, 18th September 2024

In Person course £315.00 + VAT

November 2024

Wednesday, 20th November 2024

Blended course £315.00 + VAT

Course Information

Duration

The First Aid at Work (FAW) course require 18 hours of contact time (plus breaks) and, ideally, is taught over 3 consecutive days although this can be adapted to meet your needs. For example, three days over several weeks or, for an additional cost, split into a number of half day sessions. Please note that the course must be completed within 10 weeks.

Assessment

Assessment is in the form of practical exercises and two straightforward multiple choice papers. Candidates must pass both elements to qualify.

Please note that candidates must be able to perform exercises at floor level where required. It is a requirement of all regulated courses that the candidate should be able to communicate effectively with Emergency Services and, although this is not assessed formally, your instructor must be satisfied that this is the case. As such, all the question papers are in English and a reader will be provided if candidates have literacy concerns or learning difficulties.

Certification

Once qualified, the certificate is valid for 3 years, at the end of which candidates will need to attend a two-day requalification course to requalify (this must be completed within 3 months of the expiry date and candidates are not qualified within this time). It is recommended by HSE that all first aiders should do an annual 3 hour refresher course to keep their skills up-to-date.

Combined Course

We are able to combine this course with a Paediatric First Aid course thus helping schools to meet both their HSE and Ofsted obligations whilst saving time (3 days training instead of 5 for both courses) and, therefore, costs. The additional cost is £25.00 plus VAT per person if joining one of our open courses. It is important that you let us know in advance if taking this option.  For more information please click here

Numbers

We book a maximum of 12 people per trainer. Larger groups can be accommodated with additional trainers.

 

 

 

 

 

Costs (all + VAT)

At your premises National London Postcode
6 delegates £1,495.00 £1,750.00
12 delegates £1,655.00 £1,910.00
24 delegates £3,060.00 £3,570.00

Alternatively, we run regular open courses in Hastings and Maidstone at a charge of £315.00 per person.

Please note that transport charges for off-shore courses will be charged at cost.

 

Course content

We are happy to adapt our training to meet your particular needs within the constraints of the FAW syllabus. Courses cover everything covered by the Emergency First Aid at Work course, plus:

  • Fractures
  • Strains & sprains
  • Spinal injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Heart attack and Angina
  • Stroke
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Meningitis & Sepsis
  • Secondary Survey
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