First Aid at Work Requalification Course

First Aid at Work Requalification Course

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First Aid at Work Requalification Course

The First Aid at Work Requalification Course is the course required by full First Aiders looking to renew their qualification. The two-day course is designed to refresh learner’s knowledge, skills and confidence to help in most first aid situations found in the workplace. On successfully completing this course, attendees will be confident, safe, prompt, and effective first aiders. 

Who is the Course For?

Nominated first aiders in larger organisations, or from organisations working in high risk sectors such as construction, farming, manufacturing and factories who need to renew their first aid qualification 

Syllabus

The First Aid at Work Re-qualification Course covers the syllabus required under ‘The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, which can be found on the HSE web site.

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Primary survey
  • Unconscious casualties (including seizure)
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Choking casualties
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Casualties suffering from shock
  • Minor injuries, including small cuts, grazes & bruises and small splinters
  • Bones, joint and muscle injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Eye injuries
  • Sudden poisoning
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Heart Attacks
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes 

Prerequisites

You must already hold a valid First Aid at Work Qualification to attend this course

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Learners are required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore learners must be physically capable of doing this. 

Course Duration

12 contact hours

Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over 2-days, 09:30 – 16:30

This course can be delivered via blended learning, where 1/3rd of the course is delivered online prior to the face-to-face session, which would be run over 8 contact hours, typically 09:00 – 18:00 

Awarding Body

First Aid Industry Body – FAIB

Good Skills Training can also offer the OFQUAL Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work 

Qualification Code

N/A 

Delivery Type

Face-to-Face

Can be delivered as a blended learning course (1-contact day and e-learning)

Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The First Aid at Work Requalification Course has a maximum learner to tutor ratio of 12:1

Assessment Method

The First Aid at Work Requalification Course is assessed through practical assessment and multiple-choice assessment

Re-Qualification

First Aid at Work Certificates are valid for 3-years. First Aiders must undergo a 2-day First Aid at Work Requalification Course to maintain their qualification.

It is also strongly recommended by the HSE that all First Aiders undergo annual refresher training.

Booking an onsite course

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form by clicking here