2 Day Regulated Award in First Aid at Work (FAW) Re-qualification. HSE Compliant

2 Day Regulated Award in First Aid at Work (FAW) Re-qualification. HSE Compliant


Level 3 TQUK Regulated 2-day FAW Re qualification as recognised by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as trade body qualifications.

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This course can also be delivered on site, subject to our risk assessment.

About this course

This course is only for people who already hold a valid First Aid at Work (FAW) certificate. They can take this 2-day course rather than the full 3-day FAW. You must have a copy of your original FAW certificate in order to validate this award.

All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2017 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2017 changes. Please visit our course accreditation page for information on TQUK regulated courses

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.

Open classroom courses are offered in Cambridgeshire, Herts and Essex. Bespoke courses are available nationally.



This course is suitable for workers in the following industries and workplaces:
• 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


Classroom practical.
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.


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