First Aid at Work Requalification (RQF / SCQF)
2 days

A requalification course to maintain your First Aid at Work qualification. Suitable for high hazard environments and working conditions that require comprehensive first aid cover such as factories, building sites and companies with high numbers of staff.

The National School of First Aid Training offers the new and updated First Aid at Work qualification, awarded as a Level 3 RQF qualification in England and Wales and a Level 6 SCQF qualification in Scotland.

The First Aid at Work Level 3 qualification (FAW) is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that they require a fully trained first aider for their workplace. The Certificate is valid for 3 years from issue, after which the student must requalify.

The First Aid at Work Requalification course covers the same programme as the full 3 day First Aid at Work course in sufficient detail to ensure candidates are competent and confident on completion of the course. It must be taken within one month of the previous FAW expiring, otherwise the full 3-day FAW must be completed.

As of 1st October 2017 this Qualification has been classified as RQF Level 3 in England & Wales and SQCF Level 6 in Scotland.

Instructors

Our trainers come from a range of professional backgrounds such as the emergency services, the military and outdoor professionals. We aim to match instructors to your specific training requirements. They are aware of the specific needs of various outdoor environments, fully understanding the problems and judgements that have to be made when dealing with incidents in stressful, dangerous and remote situations. Learn more about our trainers and what makes them unique.

Training

Our training is very practical and hands on with a typically 70% practical to just 30% theory. Our courses do not rely upon the usual ‘death by PowerPoint’, instead we use progressive incident scenario based training methods. Our courses teach techniques proven to work in real life incidents and not just in a classroom. Our training builds confidence and develops first aid skills into complete incident management. Read more about our training and why we get such positive reviews.

Prerequisites

The student must hold a valid First Aid at Work Certificate that is in date or within one month of expiry. Proof of this Certification must be brought with the student to Registration on the first day. Failure to do so will mean the student is not allowed to be certified on completion.

Minimum Age: 16 Years

Photo (e.g. Driving Licence) or signature (e.g. Debit Card) ID is required.

Assessment

All candidates must attend the full course to pass. Each candidate is continually assessed throughout and must demonstrate competence in all the assessed skills.

In addition, there is a written test at the end which will either be a multiple choice question (MCQ) paper or a written answer paper.

Qualification

The 2 day First Aid at Work Requalification is valid for 3 years. It can be revalidated by completing another 2 day First Aid at Work Requalification course before or within one month of expiry.

The Health and Safety Executive also ‘highly recommends’ that work place First Aiders attend an Annual Basic Skills Refresher course.

Certification

Our awarding body for Emergency First Aid at Work qualifications is either through Pro Trainings or ITC.

ITC First is authorised and regulated by Ofqual and the SQA. Qualification titles are: ITC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) in England and Wales and ITC Certificate in First Aid at Work (SCQF Level 6) in Scotland.

Pro Trainings Authorises our Qualifications and can also provide Regulated Certificates through TQUK

Cost

In-house course for 12 candidates
- £840

Individual candidate
- £120

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