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ITC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) 18 + Hours

HSE Approved First Aid At Work Course

Course Overview

ITC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) 18 + hours

Employers have to risk assess their workplace first aid requirements and the 3 Day ITC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work RQF qualification is one of the statutory qualifications for this purpose.
This qualification is ideal for larger workplaces and / or workplaces that have been risk assessed as HIGH risk.

RQF/OfQual Recognition

This qualification is part of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) regulated by OfQual (the official regulator of qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

  • Qualification Title: ITC Level 2 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)
  • Qualification Number: 600/7696/3 
  • Number of Units: 2
  • Unit 1Title: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
  • Unit 1 Number: A/504/4517
  • Unit 1 Credits: 1
  • Unit 2 Title: Recognition and Management of Illness & Injury in the workplace 
  • Unit 2 Number: F/504/4517
  • Unit 2 Credits: 2
  • Total Qualification Credits: 3 
  • Guided Learning Hours: 18 minimum

Course Content

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to: 
Understand the role of the first aider including reference to: 
- the importance of preventing cross infection; 
- the need for recording incidents and actions; 
- use of available equipment; 
Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency; 
Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure); 
Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR); 

Correctly use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) including following the voice prompts and correct pad placement;
Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking; 
Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding; 
Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock; 
Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters). 
Provide emergency first aid at work (see above); 
Administer first aid to a casualty with: 
- injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries; 
- chest injuries; 
- burns and scalds; 
- eye injuries; 
- sudden poisoning; 
- anaphylactic shock; 
Recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes).

Course Assessment

Assessment method:

  • Ongoing practical assessment by the course trainer/s throughout the duration of the course in a low stress enviroment.

Course Duration

Normally 3 days minimum of 18 hours contact training time (not including lunch and breaks).

Course Package

Minimum of 1 Trainer per 12 attendees.
Interactive hands on practical training.

One AED Training Unit per 2 attendees.
One CPR training manikin (Adult) per 2 attendees.
Easy to follow individual course manual.
A recognised qualification certificate with 3 years license to practice.  

Certification / Revalidation 

On successful completion of the course, attendees will be issued with the ITC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work RQF qualification valid for 3 years.
The full First Aid at Work qualification is revalidated by completing an ITC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work RQF Requalification course over 12+ hours, providing the orginal FAW certificate is within its valid lifetime.

The full FAW and Requalification FAW certificates are valid 3 years.

*Holders of this qualification are strongly recommended by the HSE to attended a 3 hour annual update training course every year*


On-site courses can be held at your own venue, starting from £1150 for up to and including 12 attendees.   

Individual places on our open courses held in the South West region start from as little as £160 per attendee.                                                                    



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