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FAA - Award in First Aid at Work Refresher course description

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Is the Award in First Aid at Work Refresher course accredited by an official body?

This course is Accredited and certified by  :  First Aid Awards Ltd (FAA). Visit FAA web site

What is the FAA - Award in First Aid at Work Refresher course?

Category: First-Aid

Level: Intermediate

Level 3 in England, Wales & Northern Ireland and Level 6 in Scotland.

This qualification is regulated in the UK and awarded by First Aid Awards. FAA are an Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual and SQA Accreditation. The qualification sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).

The qualification is delivered, assessed and quality assured in accordance with the Assessment Principles for Regulated First Aid Qualifications.

The qualification is delivered in accordance with the protocols set by the latest Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

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How much is a Award in First Aid at Work Refresher course?

As a broker we have a large number of Training Providers who advertise their courses with us. The lowest price we have is £190.00 and the highest price is £550.00

These prices may include Classroom, e-Learning, Distance Learning and In-House (On-Site) options.

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Who is the FAA - Award in First Aid at Work Refresher course designed for?

The HSE guidance states that on expiry of their qualification a First Aider is no longer considered competent to act as a First Aider in the workplace. It is advisable to arrange requalification before expiry to ensure that a workplace is not left with a shortfall of qualified First Aiders.

To requalify for the First Aid at Work qualification, learners can attend a shortened 12 hour 2-day requalification course but must meet the conditions stated in the table below.

FAW qualification is in date or not expired by more than 1 month
FAW qualification is expired by more than 1 month but not longer than 3 months
FAW qualification is expired by more than 3 months
Can attend a 2-day FAW requalification course.
To be eligible for the 2-day requalification course learners will need to evidence to the training provider that they are suitably experienced. Experience can be evidenced by having held multiple FAW qualifications, attending annual refresher training, being an active First Aider, etc. Evidence should include a letter from their employer if relevant.
The Centre must retain evidence.
Not eligible to attend the 2-day FAW requalification course. Must attend a full 3-day FAW course.

In all instances, learners must provide a copy of their previous regulated First Aid at Work certificate.

What subjects does the FAA - Award in First Aid at Work Refresher course cover?

The qualification consists of two units which learners must successfully complete to achieve the full qualification. Learners completing just unit 1 can be certificated with the FAA Award in Emergency First Aid.

FAA LEVEL 3 AWARD IN EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK (RQF)

QAN 603/2081/3
URN
Credit value
Level
GLH
TQT
Unit numberUnit title
231822
1
Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
Y/615/8504
1
67
2Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury In the Workplace
M/615/8508
1
1215


AWARD IN FIRST AID AT WORK AT SCQF LEVEL 6

QAN R528 04
URN
Credit value
Level
GLH
TQT
Unit numberUnit title
361822
1
Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
UL20 041
67
2Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury In the Workplace
UL21 042
1215

QAN - Qualification accreditation number, URN - Unit reference number, GLH - Guided learning hours, TQT - Total Qualification Time

The qualification has 18 assigned guided learning hours (GLH) and 22 hours total qualification time (TQT). GLH indicates the number of classroom contact hours that the learner will undertake. TQT includes GLH but also takes into account any unsupervised learning and is an estimate of how long the average learner will take to complete the qualification.

The minimum classroom contact time of 18 hours must be delivered over a minimum of 3 days. The course can be spread over a maximum of 10 weeks, ensuring that each session is a minimum of two hours.

How is the FAA - Award in First Aid at Work Refresher course assessed?

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