FAW – First Aid At Work Course

This 3-day QCF (Qualification Credits Framework) First Aid at Work course replaces the HSE FAW.

This course allows the student to gain nationally recognised credits that can be added to the students Unique Learning Account via a Unique Learning Number (ULN) on the Learning Records Service.

Note (if you have sat an EFAW course within 10 weeks with XET): Students with a valid QCF Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work Qualification only need to attend days two and three of the course.

What You’ll Learn

You will learn the EFAW Syllabus, plus:

  • Fractures
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Chest Injuries
  • Severe Burns and Scalds
  • Eye Injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma

Course Assessment

0 Practical Assessments
this can be carried out by the trainer through out the duration of the course
0 Written Assessments
one consisting of 20 questions and the other 25 questions and multiple choice answers
pass rate required

Certificate Award

Externally accredited and certificated by Qualsafe Awards Ltd

Course Dates & Locations




We can provide this training course at a date and location of your choice including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Fife, Falkirk, Perth, Stirling, Inverness, Dundee, Aberdeen, Newcastle, York, Liverpool, Manchester, Derbyshire, Midlands, Oxford, London, Essex & Kent

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Suited Professions

  • This link to the HSE website provides online information as to your First Aid work requirements.

    Alternatively, get in touch and we will be able to advise as which is the best course for you.


There are no pre-requisites for this training course.

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