FAW First Aid at Work Requalification or FAW First Aid at Work Annual Refresher
Certified 2 day FAW requal or 1 day FAW annual refresher open classroom courses delivered in Cambridge, Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk or Hertfordshire
FAW Annual Refresher or Re qualification course dates scheduled in Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas every 2 months. Please complete the enquiry form below to receive updates or book your place.
• Wednesday, Thursday and Friday the 10th, 11th July 2019 Highfields Cledectote Cambridge CB23 7ZH. 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
• Wednesday 16th, Thursday 17th October 2019 Cambourne, Cambridge CB23 6BW 8.30 am to 2.30 pm
For in-house training or to host a course please contact us.
Our next course is:
9.30 to 3.30 April 1st and for those completing the FAW re qualification also April the 2nd 2020
Annual Refresher - one day, Re qualification - two days
he Community Rooms, Highfields Caldecote Cambridge CB23 7ZH see 'more details' for additional Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Hertfordshire Schedules
Duration: Annual Refresher - one day, Re qualification - two days July 10th and 11th 2019.
Price: Annual Refresher £69.95, Re qualification £120
Price: Annual Refresher £65, Re qualification £95 offers more flexibility for delegates and employers
About this course
Candidates completing our FAW courses receive access to our video library for refreshing skills and reference
This course is only for people who already hold a valid First Aid at Work certificate and they can take this 2-day course rather than the full 3-day FAW. You must have a copy of your original certificate.
The HSE strongly recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher courses and our online course meets this requirement.
Please be advised that the classroom course has a minimum age requirement of 14.
FAW Annual Refresher one day in the classroom only - For the re-qualification syllabus which is 2 days please see the full list below. For blended learning please get in touch and we can set you up to get started now on your smart phone or laptop saving you time and offering more flexibility.
You can now renew your First Aid at Work qualification, with one day of classroom training after completing an online course. Reduce your training and travel costs by using engaging, blended online video-based course. Learn at your pace, one to one with your instructor at a time that suits you.
A blended FAW Requalification course meets all of the requirements under the HSE and Awarding Organisations and is ALSO available as Regulated Qualification.
The First Aid at Work refresher course is for anyone who wishes to fulfil the strong recommendations by the HSE (first aid regulations 1981) that all first aiders in a business should annually refresh their first aid skills. This regulation is valid for every sector in and out of the workplace.
The First Aid at Work refresher course will cover:
Introductory First Aid Training
Fears of First Aid
Asking Permission to Help
Chain of Survival
Stop Think Act
Heart Attack Position
Aspiring and the Aspod
Adult CPR Hand Over
Types of Bleeding
Other Types of Injury
Other medical conditions
First Aid at Work Rules and Regulations
Regulations and Summary
First Aid at Work Rules and Regulations
The Accident Book
Summary to FAW Refresher
Occupations that may use this course
Construction and Building
Forestry (see also our FAW Forestry course)
Outdoor Pursuits and Exploring
Any workplace where a higher level of training is required
FAW Re qualification - two days in the classroom or 1 day online and 1 day in the classroom.
Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace (credit can be given in some cases if already completed recently)
1 Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
1.2 Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others.
1.3 Identify the need for establishing consent to provide first aid.
1.4 Complete an accident report form.
1.5 Identify the first aid equipment that should be available in a workplace.
1.6 Describe the safe use of first aid equipment.
2 Be able to assess an incident.
2.1 Conduct a scene survey.
2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty.
2.3 Give examples of when to call for help.
3 Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally.
3.1 Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness.
3.2 Open a casualty’s airway and check breathing.
3.3 Explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position.
3.4 Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position.
3.5 Manage a casualty who is in a seizure.
4 Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally.
4.1 Recognise the need to commence Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.
4.2 Demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin.
5 Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking.
5.1 Describe how to identify a casualty with a
Partially blocked airway
Completely blocked airway
5.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking.
6 Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding.
6.1 Identify the types of external bleeding.
6.2 Control external bleeding.
7 Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock.
7.1 Recognise shock.
7.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock.
8 Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury.
8.1 Administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises.
8.2 Administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds.
8.3 Administer first aid to a casualty with small splinters
Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace
1 Be able to conduct a secondary survey.
1.1 Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history.
1.2 Conduct a head to toe survey.
2 Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints.
2.1 Recognise suspected; Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains and strains
2.2 Administer first aid for; Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains and strains
3 Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries.
3.1 Recognise suspected; Concussion, Skull fracture, Cerebral compression, Spinal injury
3.2 Administer first aid for suspected; Concussion, Skull Fracture, Cerebral compression, Spinal injury
4 Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries.
4.1 Recognise the different types of a chest injury.
4.2 Administer first aid for a chest injury.
5 Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with burns and scalds.
5.1 Recognise the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds.
5.2 Administer first aid for burns involving; Dry heat, Wet heat, Electricity and Chemicals
6 Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with an eye injury.
6.1 Give examples of common eye injuries.
6.2 Administer first aid for eye injuries involving; Dust, Chemicals and Embedded objects
7 Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning.
7.1 Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body.
7.2 Administer immediate first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning.
7.3 Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning.
8 Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis.
8.1 Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis.
8.2 Recognise anaphylaxis.
8.3 Administer immediate first aid for a casualty suffering from anaphylaxis.
9 Be able to provide First Aid to a casualty with suspected major illness.
9.1 Recognise major illnesses including; Heart Attack, Stroke, Epilepsy, Asthma and Diabetes
9.2 Administer first aid to a casualty suffering from major illnesses including; Heart Attack, Stroke, Epilepsy, Asthma and Diabetes
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