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First Aid at Work Requalification Course


Course Details

This First Aid at Work Requalification course looks at requalifying participants with First Aid at Work knowledge gained on a previous course. It refreshes and updates the First Aid skills of those who need to renew their First Aid at Work certificate and whose existing certificate is still valid.

If your First Aid at Work certificate has expired you are not eligible to attend this course.

Benefits to you

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the duties of a First Aider in the workplace
  • Understand the requirements of a First Aid kit
  • Perform life saving techniques

Course Contents

  • Legislation
  • Role and aims of a First Aider
  • Infection control
  • Contents of a First Aid Kit
  • Record Keeping
  • Incident Management
  • Primary Survey
  • Priorities of Treatment
  • Treatment of an Unconscious Casualty – Recovery Position
  • Resuscitation (Using Resuscitation Council (UK) 2021 Guidelines) inc. Effective Rescue Breaths
  • Choking
  • Recognition and Treatment of Cardiac Conditions
  • Defibrillator (AED) Awareness
  • Secondary Survey
  • Recognition and Treatment of Respiratory Conditions
  • Recognition and Treatment of Nervous System Conditions
  • Recognition and Treatment of Strokes
  • Control and Treatment of Wounds and Bleeding
  • Treatment of Minor Injuries
  • Treatment of Poisoning
  • Treatment of Burns & Scalds
  • Recognition and Treatment of Heat and Cold Injuries
  • Recognition and Treatment of Anaphylaxis and use of an Auto Injector
  •  Recognition and Treatment of Diabetes
  • Management & Treatment of Muscular Skeletal Injuries inc. Spinal Injuries
  • Treatment of Electric Shock
  • Treatment of Clinical Shock
  • Management of Seizures
  • Sepsis & Septicaemia

This qualification is via final and continual assessment by the trainer.  An HSE approved, FAIB accredited, certificate, valid for 3 years, will be issued to those who meet the criteria.

This course complies with The Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 or Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982 for FAW and EFAW

Who should attend?

Any person who wishes to renew a valid First Aid at Work certificate. Participants will need to supply a copy of their current and in-date full certificate before attending this course.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • First Aid Manual
  • First Aid Training Kit
  • Buffet Lunch (not available during COVID-19 and Government guidelines)
  • Refreshments
  • Independent Assessment
  • HSE approved certificate (3 Year Validity)

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