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)
  • dangerous chemicals
  • heavy weights
  • staff with pre-existing conditions
  • 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

Essential Emergency First Aid Techniques

In unit 1 the learner must:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Be able to assess an incident
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally (CPR)
  • Be able understand the importance of, and be able to use an AED (automated external defibrillator)
  • Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
  • Manage a casualty who is wounded and bleeding (including catastrophic bleeding)
  • Manage a casualty who is in shock
  • Understand how to manage a casualty with a minor injury.

Unit 1 includes practical assessments for CPR and AED, recovery position, choking and wounds and bleeding. It also includes a multiple choice questionnaire covering other aspects of the unit.

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

Very Interesting and Upbeat

Very good trainer, kept it very interesting and upbeat so good learning environment

Tom ... Recycling Sector

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

What a Teacher!

What a teacher, top man, really knows his stuff. I would recommend Gary to anyone who wants to train in first aid

Jon ... Engineering

1st Class Knowledge

The trainer put the course across extremely well with 1st class knowledge. I really enjoyed the course

Darryl ... Environmental Engineering

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

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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

(1/2 day)

Updates your skills in the years between requalification

Regulated course which equips first aiders to deal with emergencies

Regulated course for renewing your full First Aid at Work certificate