3-day First Aid at Work Course

Make sure you get the best quality training for your staff with our Regulated FAW course

Keep Your Workplace Safe and Compliant

Our 3-day course is the most comprehensive of the 'at Work' range of first aid courses.  It teaches first aiders how to deal with a wide range of situations, illnesses and injuries, beyond those of simple emergencies.  It runs for 18 hours, usually over 3 days.

Who is our 3-day First Aid at Work course for?

This course is particularly suitable if you have:

  • staff working at heights
  • engineering or similar machinery
  • vehicles in-use (e.g. forklift trucks etc)
  • check
    dangerous chemicals
  • check
    heavy weights
  • check
    staff with pre-existing conditions
  • check
    more than 50 employees

or if your first aid risk assessment indicates a need for a full 3-day first aid at work course.

What's covered in the 3-day First Aid at Work Course?

The course is split into two units, usually over three days, and covers the following content:

  • Unit 1 (day 1)
  • Unit 2 (Days 2 & 3)
  • More Information

Management of Illness and Injury

In unit 2 the learner must:

  • Be able to conduct a secondary survey
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injury
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with a suspected chest injury
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
  • Be able to administer first aid a casualty with an eye injury
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis
  • Be able to administer first aid to casualty with a suspected major illness including:
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes

Unit 2 includes two practical assessments (Management of Fractures and Secondary Survey) and one multiple choice questionnaire.

Why Should You Book Your Course With Us?

Our Workplace first aid courses are formal, regulated, RQF qualifications.  That means that they're Ofqual regulated, via our Awarding Organisation (Qualsafe Awards).  And that means that we and our expert trainers jump through lots of hoops to ensure that you get the very best quality training. 

 That's lots of hoops that we jump through, so you don't have to!

Stay Compliant

As regulated qualifications, you know our first aid courses meet your due diligence and quality requirements

Reduce Admin

We'll remind you when your certificates are due for renewal. Want a report on your existing first aiders? Just ask!

Save Money

Save up to 30 - 50% on the price of our Workplace courses compared to the national brands

Here's What Some Of Our Customers Have To Say

Confident in an Emergency

I learnt a great deal of things that will make me feel confident in the emergency. Thank you Heather

Magdalena ... Warehousing & Distribution

Increased Knowledge and Confidence

Excellent training. Thank you Lindsay. I feel I have learnt a lot over the past three days. It has increased my knowledge and confidence in dealing with emergency situations

Rachel ... Director, Care Home Sector

Answered all the questions I had

It was great to learn more practical aspects of the training & all was explained in great detail. Trainer was able to answer all questions I had

Charlotte ... Care Home Sector

Ready to Step Up & Help

I learned so much. Heather made it fun to learn and easy to understand. I'm so happy, I feel like I'm ready to step up and help. Feeling very confident

Louise ... Education Sector


This trainer is brilliant!

Richard ... Automotive Sector

Fantastic Course

Fantastic course which was well lead. I feel much more confident to deal with unforeseen circumstances that may require first aid

Michelle ... Care Home

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Not Sure it's the Right Course for You?

If you're not sure the 3-day First Aid at Work course is the right one for you and your staff, take a look at one of our other workplace courses below, or pick from our full range of courses in the menu

Skills Update

(1/2 day)

Updates the skills in the years between requalification

Emergency First Aid

(1 day)

Regulated course which equips first aiders to deal with emergencies

First Aid Requalifier

(2 days)

Regulated course for renewing your full First Aid at Work certificate