First Aid and AED Awareness (FAW)
- Full 3 Day Course -

£252pp inc. VAT

National Qualification : Level 5 (Scotland) or Level 2 (England & Wales / Northern Ireland)

Includes Booklet, Certification and ID Card


Where an organisation’s First Aid risk assessment identifies that there is a requirement for First Aid at Work practitioners, then this National Awards course satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid - the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

A fully comprehensive course covering a wide spectrum of medical situations from assessment to life saving treatment.

All qualified students will have the skills and knowledge to provide the organisation with First Aiders that can administer treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner.

Who should attend?

Suitable for anyone who has volunteered or been nominated by their employer to fulfil the statutory duty of care as laid down by the Health & Safety Executive (First Aid Regulations 1981). This is valid for three years.

This course would suit :

  • Commercial Workplaces
  • Educational Establishments
  • Retail Environments
  • Care Home Workers
  • Security Industry
  • Licensing Professionals
  • Construction Sector


18 Hours of Training


First-2-Aid-U Training Suite, Glasgow (Convenient free parking available). On site instruction available by request.

Course Content

  • Incident Management
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Choking
  • Defibrillation / AED
  • Bleeding Control - Haemostatic Dressing
  • Bleeding Control - Elasticated Bandage
  • Catastrophic CAT-C Tourniquet Application
  • Angina
  • Heart attacks
  • Epilepsy and Disorders
  • Anaphylaxis Shock and Control
  • Seizures
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns
  • Hot and Cold Injuries


Assessment is ongoing by the instructor, along with a multiple choice question paper and on completion, a three year qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria. In addition, the HSE strongly recommend that all students undergo an annual refresher programme of three hours.

Includes certification for 3 years, Id Card and Booklet.


A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 14 years of age.

Refresher Training and re-qualification is essential to keep up to date in the First Aid environment.

We offer a wide range of courses designed to engage employees in safety culture and reduce workplace accidents.