3 Day Regulated Award in First Aid at Work (FAW). HSE Compliant. Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas

3 Day Regulated Award in First Aid at Work (FAW). HSE Compliant. Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas


Level 3 FAW as recognised by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as trade body qualifications. The price listed is for the full 18 hour award which consists of day 1 online video-based learning followed by day 2 and day 3 face to face practical classroom session.

As ‘essential mandatory training’ this course will still be running during lockdown with stringent physical distancing in place.

  • Booking for yourself: Register to confirm your place and access to day 1 will be sent to the e mail address used at registration.
  • If you are booking on behalf of one or more other people: Register each learner individually for the relevant date, entering their full name and email address.
  • Payments can be made below or contact usto arrange payment via invoice or purchase order, or to receive a group booking discount code to enter at checkout.
  • Venue location map below

This course can also be delivered on site on Saturdays or midweek at a reduced group fee subject to our risk assessment.

About this course

This 3 day First Aid at Work (FAW) course is ideal for businesses whose risk assessment has identified they require a fully trained first aider for their workplace or have more than 50 employees.

FAW is the most comprehensive first aid training course, most suited to those working in high-risk environments. To learn more visit our which course do I need? page.

This course Includes current guidelines on infection prevention and first aid safety in relation to the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. Coronavirus 2 (SARS–CoV–2). We are proud to operate a socially distanced training environment in the classroom. Every learner has sole use of an adult, child and infant manikin for full the duration of the day.

The day 1 online platform is super simple to navigate. Watch the video lessons at your own pace, pause and resume when it suits you. Answer the multiple-choice questions throughout the course and when you have completed all the lessons, you will be directed to the final assessment.

To make sure you really learn and retain the information, test questions are randomised. A video review following the final assessment is customised to support a thorough understanding of each topic

  • Front-row seat in the class
  • No PowerPoint based slides
  • Detailed bite sized video-based training with demonstrations
  • Subtitles for “sound off” viewing
  • Optional concise text lesson summary with key learning points accompanying each clip
  • Comprehensive manual and posters, and current regulatory guidelines updates
  • Access videos for up to 8 months after purchase
  • Certified CPD evidence-based learning statement and certificate upon successful completion
  • Includes recent guidelines on infection prevention with the outbreak of Severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV2)

This course is available throughout Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas.


This course is suitable for, but not limited to, those working in the following industries or settings:
• Factories
• Manufacturing
• Construction and Building
• Distribution
• Forestry (see also our FAW Forestry course)
• Agriculture
• Sports
• Outdoor Pursuits and Exploring
• Any workplace where a higher level of training is required
• Large offices, Schools or Colleges (Any workplace or event where there may be more than 50 people)

Course topics

• The role and responsibilities of a first aider
• How to plan for and deal with a First Aid Emergency
• Reporting of accidents and incidents
• Knowledge of health and safety regulation
• Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
• Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)
• Recovery position
• Primary and secondary survey
• Adult, Infant and Child resuscitation (CPR)
• Chest pains, heart attack and angina
• Safe Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) use and pad placement adaptions for children
• Allergic reaction
• Anaphylactic shock and how to administer an auto injector. (EpiPen, Jext, Emerade)
• Asthma
• Bone, muscle and joint injuries
• Burns and scalds,
• Choking
• Eye injuries
• Fainting
• Head injuries
• Diabetic emergencies
• Minor and severe bleeding
• Poisons
• Seizures
• Shock
• Spinal injuries
• Chest injuries
• Stroke
• Electrical Injury


Online assessment - Day 1
Watch the video lessons at your own pace and answer the incremental multiple-choice questions throughout the course. When you have completed all the lessons, you will be directed to the final assessment. Students must score at least 70% to pass.

Classroom practical - Days 2 and 3
Assessment usually takes the form of continuous observation by the trainer and or written assessments. We do not want you to be daunted by this prospect. It is our job to ensure you understand and retain the knowledge you are being assessed on. This is what we do best.


Successful candidates will receive a certified Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Statement as well as a certificate, handy wallet card, student manual and access to regular refresher videos.
These additional resources ensure your knowledge remains current.
Certificates are posted within 7 working days of the course and are valid for three years.

Regulated Qualifications
This course can also be certified as a ‘Regulated Qualification’. A regulated qualification is not a mandate for compliance with Ofsted or the HSE unless learners require funding, or an industry or trade body specifically states a regulated qualification is required.
The Bridge First Aid offer Regulated and endorsed qualifications through TQUK who are Ofqual registered. The assessment and administration criteria to be undertaken for a regulated certification carries a small extra certification charge of £10 per delegate.

Please visit our course accreditation page to learn more.

Additional information

Accessibility: Please contact us in advance if you have any accessibility questions or requirements.

On the day: Important Information 

If you or anyone in your household has any symptoms of the Coronavirus disease, please do not come to the training. Instead, stay at home and follow the advice on the NHS website

Call us on 07880 542663 if you need to postpone and we will arrange an alternative classroom date.

We have worked hard to make sure you feel comfortable and enjoy the course despite social distancing and new non-contact ways to teach.

What to expect and how to prepare for your classroom training:

  • On arrival, you will be allocated your own manikins, and given a goodie pack with everything you need for the course.
  • You may wish to bring a notebook for any additional notes.
  • Do wear comfortable clothing as this course has an element of physical/ practical activity.
  • If it is suitable weather and the learners are all in agreement, some of the training may take place outdoors.
  • You will need to bring some Photo ID to the classroom (required for a level 3 qualification).
  • If appropriate, we encourage you could check the status of your current work first aid kit and your accident report forms before the course as it might be useful for comparison. If this is not applicable to your circumstances, please do not worry, we will go through this during the course.

If you are running late or have any issues on day of the course, please contact your trainer. You will be notified of their name and mobile number by email prior to the training.


Venue Details

Furlong Way, Highfields Caldecote, Cambridge CB23 7ZH. As you head up Furlong way to will see two large iron gates on your right, this is the car park entrance.

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