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First Aid at Work (FAW)

First Aid at Work (FAW)

First Aid provision at work is mandatory.  The level of provision is based on a first aid needs  assessment. The Health and Safety Executive website provides guidance on how to do this. The HSE also specifies the syllabus to be covered on this 3-day/18hr course.

The certificate is valid for 3yrs. However, please note that from Oct 2009 new guidelines from HSE strongly recommend annual FAW refresher training (see FAW Refresher courses below) as representing best practice.

Please note that schools need FAW for providing first aid cover to staff and other adults on the premises.  However, they also need paediatric first aid to treat children under puberty.  AETP will be pleased to advise on this aspect of First Aid provision at your school.

Training will be to October 2010 Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

[Please also note that under revised First aid at Work guidelines, HSE ‘strongly recommends that first aiders undertake annual refresher training’]

Course aims:

  • To train personnel in dealing promptly, efficiently and effectively with emergencies at work
  • To qualify first aiders for the workplace
  • To enable your organisaation to provide sufficient FAW qualified personnel at your workplace
  • To ensure first aiders are up to date with latest guidelines and changes
  • To maintain standards of best practice in FAW

Course will include:

  • all elements of the syllabus required by the HSE (refer to HSE website for the syllabus)

Course details:

format: informal, professional, up to date, fun, interactive, practical, relevant
when:  your choice of dates
where: ‘annie’ comes to you, we do the travelling, you provide the venue
how long:  18hrs completed over 3-days or x6 evenings or any combination
how many: up to 12 per trainer.  Just let us know how many you need trained.
type of certificate:  3 year
cost: charges are competitive and  per capita or per course.  They will be in the range £1050- £1500.  AETP is well aware of current financial stringencies and we will be pleased to discuss the level of fees when booking your courses.  Discounts will be available for repeat or larger scale contracts.

who should attend:  anyone wishing to act as first aider for their workplace

Coures will usually be commissioned by employing organisations eg industry, schools & universities, construction, leisure and many more.

Why not contact us to discuss your first aid needs?

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