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First Aid at Work Courses London and the Surrounding Areas

First Aid at Work (FAW) - The Legal Requirement

Employers have an obligation under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and Approved Code of Practice (ACOP L74) to make adequate and appropriate First Aid Provision for their workforce. It is recommended that someone is able to undertake First Aid duties at all times when people are at work.

First Aid at Work Certificate (FAW) - HSE Recognised

This is a Health & Safety Executive recognised course which fully complies with Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L74 guidelines for the qualification of workplace First Aiders.
Duration : 3 days
Certificate valid : 3 years.

First Aid at Work (FAW) Course Information

Students will receive training in these First Aid at Work (FAW) competencies:


  • Aims and Rules of First Aid at Work (FAW)
  • Basic Life Support
  • Treatment of the unconscious casualty
  • Treatment of a casualty who is wounded, bleeding or shocked
  • Treatment of fractures, dislocations and soft tissue injuries
  • Treatment of burns, poisoning and eye injuries
  • Treatment of common major and minor illnesses
  • Prevention of cross-infection during First Aid at Work (FAW) procedures
  • Emergency transport of casualties
  • Legal aspects of First Aid at Work (FAW)


First Aid at Work (FAW) Course Certificate
After successful completion of the taught course and a final practical assessment, the student will be awarded the HSE recognised, First Aid at Work (FAW) Certificate which is valid for 3 years