First Aid at Work Qualification


Dates Now Available. 9am – 4pm at Gate Helmsley Village Hall, Gate Helmsley, York, YO41 1NE


Our 3 Day First Aid at Work – An Initial Qualification

This course is suitable for people aged 16+ who have never completed a First Aid at Work course, therefore you need to obtain your initial (or replace an expired) FAW Qualification. Once completed, you can legally act as a Workplace First Aider for your employer. In addition to the topics covered on the 1 day Emergency FAW course, this extended course covers wider variety of injuries and medical conditions.


Employers – A Legal Requirement

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 requires all employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and trained personnel to ensure that their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. These Regulations apply to all workplaces including those that are self-employed.


What You Will Learn and Practice

It gives learners the skills and confidence to help someone who:

  • is unresponsive and breathing
  • is unresponsive and not breathing, including how to use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • is choking
  • is feeling faint
  • has been poisoned
  • has a head injury
  • has hypothermia or heat exhaustion
  • has an injury to a bone, muscle or joint (including spinal injuries).


Learners will also be able to help a casualty who is having a:

  • seizure
  • heart attack including the administration of aspirin
  • angina attack
  • stroke
  • asthma attack
  • severe allergic reaction
  • diabetic emergency.


The course also includes information on:

  • assessing a casualty
  • monitoring a casualty
  • where to get help
  • electrical incidents
  • accident recording and reporting
  • the control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH).


All Students

Upon completion, all attendees will be rewarded with a Level 3 First Aid Qualification, this will be Certified by Highfield (a leading First Aid Governing Body). Please note that your Certificate will be issued by Highfield approximately 2 weeks after the course; however, Drive Safe Yorkshire will be issuing you with proof of competence & attendance on the day itself. Lunch, Refreshments and all Registration Fees are included in the price.


Our 3 Day First Aid at Work – Availability

All Initial First Aid at Work training courses are currently being booked scheduled by Drive Safe Yorkshire’s office staff. For more information or to book directly, please contact us via email at or by phone on 01759 371301 or 07399 893531, we are only to happy to help you.


Important Pre-Booking Information

It is vital that you include your chosen training date during the checkout phase of your booking. You can easily include this to the “Additional Information” box when confirming your personal details. Once your payment has been received and processed, all of your course paperwork will be sent to you via email to the address that you supplied during your booking.

We look forward to working alongside you, and please stay safe. The DSY Team.


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