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Health and Safety Directorate

First Aid at Work Re-Qualification (FAA Level 3 Award - 2 days)

This comprehensive two-day course is only for those that hold a valid First Aid at Work.

If your First Aid at Work certificate that is about to expire you will be invited to attend this course.

This two-day classroom course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergencies with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. In addition, this course will include any protocol changes that may have arisen since their last training course. This course will give the participants a qualification to the highest level of First Aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Type of training: Face-to-face classroom based. 

Duration: 2 days - 09:00 to 17:00 (a minimum of 6 hours covered in one day).


  1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a First Aider.
  2. Be able to assess, deal with and report an incident.
  3. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty (e.g. breathing normally, not breathing normally)
  4. Be able to recognise, manage and provide first aid for injuries in the workplace, which includes burns, bleeding and choking, injuries to bones and muscles. Head, spinal and chest injuries. Poisoning and anaphylaxis. Asthma and diabetes.

Certification: Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day. Valid for a 3 year period.

Suitability: This course is open to all QMUL permanent staff who hold a First Aid at Work certificate and wish to requalify.

Re-qualification: is to attend and successfully complete a 2-day requalification. 

Bookings: Please book on via the CPD Platform, if you have any issues gaining access please contact the IT Helpdesk.

External organisations:  Open to attendees from external organisations but please note this course is geared towards QMUL / Barts Health NHS Trust arrangements. There is normally a fee chargeable to other organisations see QMUL e-Shop for details. To register your interest for this course, please complete the First Aid Training Request Form.

Further Information: If you require any further details, please contact the HSD Helpdesk.

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