First Aid at Work (FAW) Requalification - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is for people who have a valid First Aid at Work Certificate and wish to re-qualify.

This qualification is approved for delivery to the age ranges 16 – 18 and 19+. HABC have measures in place for delegates with special needs. Please see the Reasonable Adjustments Policy, Annex 17 of the HABC Core Manual.

This qualification lasts for a period of three years, after which point learners will need to re-sit the course via a two day re-qualification.

The course will cover –

  • Relevant legislation
  • CPR
  • Work place policies
  • Bleeding
  • Emergency procedures for shock children
  • Shock
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Choking, conscious casualty
  • Recovery position
  • Burns/scalds
  • Illness and injury assessment
  • The roles and responsibilities of the first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness

Assessment Methods

The qualification is assessed via ongoing practical demonstrations and a multiple choice question paper.  Candidates must successfully complete both practical and theory assessments to achieve the qualification.  Trainers may need to ask further questions to ensure candidates demonstrate a thorough understanding.  

Progression Options

  • HABC Level 2 Award in First Aid Response
  • HABC Level 2 Award in Paediatric Emergency First Aid (QCF)
  • HABC Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)
  • HABC Level 2 Award in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (QCF)

Course Summary

Course Title First Aid at Work (FAW) Requalification
Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this qualification. It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

Please note: Sessions can only run with a minimum of four delegates

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Spotlight

I found the entire experience of studying my Level 2 course really rewarding, that I decided to further my knowledge by completing a Level 3 course. I’m continually learning new skills and it’s really helping my professional development in the workplace.

Amanda, ILM Leadership & Management Level 3

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