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FAA Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

Level 2 in England, Wales & Northern Ireland and Level 5 in Scotland.

This qualification complies with the guidelines and criteria as defined by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) in respect of the 1981 (First Aid) Regulations. Where the risk assessment of First Aid needs identifies the need for Emergency First Aiders, then this course will give your learners that, subject to assessment. The duration of this qualification must be a minimum of 6 hours.

The course must be completed within 4 weeks from starting and each session must be a minimum of 2 hours.

Emergency First Aid at Work

Full details can be found below:

Qualification Specification : Detailed qualification information.

Learning outcomes : Describes the skills and knowledge required to achieve the qualification.

Course Session Plan : Details of the course syllabus and timings.

Full HSE guidance : HSE, Resuscitation Council and EYFS guidance for the centres in respect of instructor qualifications and the syllabus.


FAA offer a wide range of qualifications in First Aid and Defibrillation and have the industry experience and knowledge to assist you in all aspects of your training. Click below to enquire to become a Centre with FAA.

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An Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA and SQA Accreditation


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