The Level 3 in First Aid at Work Revalidation course is designed for trained first aiders who already have an in-date FAW certificate. It allows learners to renew their certificate without having to attend the full three day FAW course, meaning employers can reduce the amount of time their staff spend out of work by 33%, increasing efficiency.
The course enables people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary or community activities, to provide basic first aid to people in a variety of emergency first aid situations. The new validation date commences upon successful completion of the course.
Over a 2 day period, learners will update and renew the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, heart attacks, choking, head and spinal injuries, fractures, anaphylaxis and more.
Keep Safe Solutions' FAW Revalidation course is relatively short in duration, lasting just two days - meaning your fully qualified first aiders can return to their duties with minimal disruption to your business.
The QA Level 3 in First Aid at Work Revalidation has one unit, comprising of seven modules, these are:
• Module 1. Conducting a secondary survey
• Module 2. Ability to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints
• Module 3. Ability to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
• Module 4. Ability to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries
• Module 5. Ability to provide frst aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
• Module 6. Ability to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
• Module 7. Ability to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
• Module 8. Ability to provide first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis
• Module 9. Ability to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness
The Keep Safe Solutions trainer will assess students through practical and oral questioning through the duration of the course to ensure they have gained the knowledge, skills and udnerstanding required to confidently and competently provide first aid at work.
Practical assessments - Learners will be assessed by the trainer continuously throughout the course via a range of practical assessments - the results of each module will be recorded on the practical assessment paperwork. There are four practical assessments for this qualification:
• CPR ad safe use of an AED
• Chocking casualty
• Unconscious casualty
• Wounds, bleeding and shock, plus optional extra - catastrophic bleeding
• Secondary survey
• Management of fractures
Formative assessments - a range of informal assessment procedures will be employed by the Trainer during the learning process to measure each LearnerлЊs knowledge, skills and understanding of the course syllabus.
Theaory assessment - there is one written assessment where students are rquired to demonstrate a theorical knowledge of the course content. The assesment takes approximately 25 minutes to complete.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be presented with an industry leading, Ofqual regulated and nationally recognised QA Level 3 in First Aid at Work certificate which satisfies legal obligations for training under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and which demonstrates staff competence, creating a safer and more efficient workplace. The certificate is valid for three years from completion.
There are NO hidden extras to pay on top of our health and safety training course prices, unlike other providers who charge extra for things like study books and exam fees.
All of our Ofqual regulated Level 3 in First Aid at Work Revalidation courses have the following included in the course cost:
• All required, QA approved learning and study materials and equipment
• All examination fees
• All certification fees
Learners must hold a current and in date Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work in order to enroll onto this course. There is a 30 day 'grace' period, by which students can still enrol to renew their FEW qualification within 30 days of their certificate expirydate.
Although there are no other formal entry requirements to attend this course, in order to fully benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level one in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.
Additionally, candidates must be physically able to deal with emergency procedures.
Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training.
Keep Safe Solutions' QA Level 3 in First Aid at Work Revalidation will renew your current FAW certificate - this may be used towards other qualifications at the same and higher level, plus aid career progression in a relevant profession.
A viable 'next step' would be for learners to attend QA Train the Trainer in First Aid at Work course - an Ofqual regulated and nationally recognised qualification which allows successful delegates to act as fully qualified first aid instructors.
• Minimal disruption - the course is delivered in just two days (including assessment), meaning staff will not have to attend the full, three day FAW course - reducing employee absenteeism by 33%
• Greater productivity - Keep Safe Solutions can provide on-site training across our range of courses, meaning your staff spend less time travelling and less time out of work
• Improved organisation - wide safety awareness culture and appreciation of first aid safety measures
• Nationally recognised, Ofqual regulated certification for employees, leaving you feeling confident that your organisation's legal obligations are being met
• Enhanced reputation with your supply chain, partners and clients
• Greater knowledge - Individuals will have a greater knowledge of first aid situations as well as an increased competence at managing those very situations and employees. This enhanced knowledge and the acquisition of additional responsibility will in turn, increase their chances at career progression within their workplace
• Future employablility - The QA Level 3 in First Aid at Work (Revalidation) is one of the most widely respected first aid qualifications, barr none, and is valued immensly by employers in all industries and sectors. Delegates who successfully complete the course an obtain the qualification greatly increase their chances of being employed in the future
• Formal recognition - successful completion of the course and the achievement of the QA Level 3 in First Aid at Work (Revalidation) qualification demonstrates a strong commitment to first aid and workplace safety, meaning the candidate is formally recognised by not just their colleagues, but also the first aid sector
• Transferable skills - the QA Level 3 in First Aid at Work (Revalidation) qualification may be primarily designed for the workplace, however the knowledge and skill taught on the course are priceless when faced with a real-life emergency situation at home or whilst out in public
• Increased confidence - candidates will feel more confident in undertaking their duties upon successful completion of the QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work qualification, thus reducing workplace stress and anxiety
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