(FAW) First aid at work


18 hour (3day) course valid for 3 years

This course is ideal for higher or advanced level hazards (e.g. construction, manufacturing or chemical plants) or where your needs assessment identifies a requirement to provide additional training, covering a broad syllabus including the recognition and treatment of a wider range of conditions.

At our venue – £120.00 (£144.00 Inc. VAT ) per person 
At your venue – £660.00 (£792.00 Inc. VAT) per course

NCC & Contract Pricing
Please refer to your own company”s contracted price. For volunteers, charities and clubs please call for possible discounted rates. NCC information.


First aid at work certificate;

HSE compliant under the Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981. Taught in accordance with current guidelines on adult basic life support published by the Resuscitation Council (UK), and for other aspects of first aid, in accordance with current guidelines published by the Voluntary Aid Societies and other published guidelines that are supported by a responsible body of medical opinion. The training and assessment will be delivered in accordance with currently accepted standards for first-aid practice and follow the skills for health assessment principles for first aid qualifications. This also meets the requirements of your own needs assessment.

Course Content

The HSE guidelines set out a syllabus for first aid at work

In addition to the topics covered on an emergency first aid at work course, on completion of training, successful candidates will be able to:

  1. administer first aid to a casualty with:
    injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries
    chest injuries
    eye injuries
    sudden poisoning
    anaphylactic shock
  1. recognise the presence of major illnesses and provide appropriate first aid (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes).

This course now includes a practical, automated external defibrillator (AED) awareness session using trainer AEDs.


This will be by ongoing assessment with both theory and practical sessions and confirmation through knowledge checks to ensure all learning outcomes are met to the required standard.


Selected HSE first aiders should physically able to perform the relevant actions and techniques included in the syllabus. For reasonable adjustments for disabilities please contact VTS

(Other locations/venues may be available on request and by demand)


For upcoming courses please contact us on 01603 327823 or click here