First Aid at Work Annual Refresher (VTQ)

Online & Classroom Training Course

Refresh your vital First Aid Skills for the HSE Recommendations with this First Aid at Work Annual Refresher
£24.95 + VAT
1,122 Ratings
£24.95 + VAT
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care
Video Playtime

2 hours and 50 minutes

Video Count

51 videos

Audio

English

Captions

English

Proof of Completion

Certificate

This Course Includes:

  • Follows UK & ERC guidelines
  • Endorsed by Skills for Care & TQUK
  • 4.0 hrs CPD Certificate
  • Evidence Based Training Certificate
  • Instant printable wall certificate
  • 100% online or add a skill session with a certified instructor
  • 24/7 on-demand video
  • Access on mobile
  • Weekly refresher video
  • Expiration reminder
  • Student manual - English, Spanish, Polish and Arabic

Preview the course content:

1
Section 1

Initial Introduction to First Aid

43 mins
13 videos
This section includes:
  • Course introduction 2:25
  • Fears of First Aid 3:02
  • Asking permission and consent to help 3:37
  • and more...
2
Section 2

Cardiac Arrest and Heart Conditions

54 mins
16 videos
This section includes:
  • Adult CPR Introduction 2:17
  • CPR introduction part 2 1:52
  • When to call for assistance 2:42
  • and more...
3
Section 3

Choking Management

8 mins
2 videos
This section includes:
  • Choking Recognition 3:08
  • Adult Choking 5:10
4
Section 4

Bleeding Control

16 mins
7 videos
This section includes:
  • Types of Bleed 2:05
  • Serious Bleeding and Bandaging 2:53
  • Excessive Blood Loss 2:09
  • and more...
5
Section 5

Other medical conditions

39 mins
9 videos
This section includes:
  • Shock 2:57
  • Dealing with Fainting 2:41
  • Allergic reactions and Anaphylaxis treatment 6:26
  • and more...
6
Section 6

Regulations and Summary

9 mins
4 videos
This section includes:
  • First Aid At Work Rules and Regulations 1:48
  • The Accident Book 1:51
  • RIDDOR and Accident Reporting 3:21
  • and more...

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Who needs First Aid training?

Most people take First Aid training as a requirement for their job or for their personal life. Whether you work in healthcare or another profession or are simply looking for a new qualification, ProTrainings has the course that is suitable for you! Online courses allow you to train at your own pace, in your own time.

Some professionals that may need a First Aid course include:

  • First Aid at Work First Aiders
  • Emergency First Aid at Work First Aiders
  • Appointed Persons in the workplace
  • Employee's needing extra training or reviews

More about this course

The First Aid at Work (FAW) refresher course is for anyone who wishes to fulfil the strong recommendations by the HSE (first aid regulations 1981) that all first aiders in business should annually refresh their first aid skills. This regulation is valid for every sector in and out of the workplace. This course can be done online or can also be done with one of our approved instructors locally. This course is ideal for many other sectors including Basic Life Support to people who just want to know a little more about first aid.

If your current First Aid at Work certificate is about to expire and you need to renew it, please do not complete this course, you will need to complete the First Aid at Work Requalification instead. The FAW Refresher is completed annually while you have an active FAW certificate that lasts 3 years and this can be done solely online. This means you are encouraged to complete the FAW Refresher each year until your current FAW certificate expires, then you complete an FAW Requalification to gain a new FAW certificate that will last 3 years, the FAW Requalification will include a practical session.

This course includes the latest CPR and Coronavirus recommendations.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021 and the HSE latest requirements.  This course is ideal for those who have taken any version of the FAW or EFAW courses.

Please note that if you need to renew your First Aid at Work qualification, you will need to complete an approved classroom course.

Keeping first aid skills refreshed is an HSE recommendation and our online course offers an easy and effective method of meeting these recommendations as the course is all video-based it is much easier and more interesting.

This qualification can be delivered in the classroom locally or at your workplace or as a video online course.

This course comes with 4.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 2 hours and 50 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • ProTrainings - COVID-19 Update on CPR from the UK Resus Council
  • Student Manual (V8.6) - Workplace First Aid
  • EmergencySMS service leaflet
  • AED infographic will guide you through the steps
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Asthma UK - Astma Plan for Children
  • Asthma UK weblink
  • CAT Tourniquet instruction leaflet
  • Cardiac Science G3 user manual
  • Catastrophic bleeding and trauma First Aid Guidance From ProTrainings
  • CellAED for Life membership
  • CellAED® personal AED
  • Celox haemostatic leaflet
  • Celox leaflet on haeostatic dressings
  • Child CPR Flowchart
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Dutch - Student manual
  • Emerade - Package leaflet: Information for the user
  • EpiPen Guide
  • EpiPen instruction leaflet
  • Epilepsy Action leaflet
  • Epilepsy and education – information for parents leaflet
  • Epilepsy facts and figures leaflet
  • Epilepsy in Action Leaflet (register on www.epilepsy.org.uk)
  • Essentials of health and safety at work link to HSE website
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid at Work Regulations 1981 HSE document
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • French - First Aid Plus student manual
  • HSE 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • HSE brief guide to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)
  • HSE guide to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 19
  • HeartSine 350 Information Leaflet
  • Heartsine 350 AED unit
  • Heartsine 500 AED unit
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • How to use Celox Haemstatic gauze
  • How to use Celox gauze
  • How to use Celox granules
  • IPAD SP1 AED Owners Leaflet
  • Infant CPR Flowchart
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Italian - Student manual
  • Jext Product Data Sheets
  • Jext patient Information Sheet
  • Joint Epilepsy Council Prevalence and Incidence figures of Epilepsy September 2011
  • Lifepac CR2 AED Data Sheet
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Link to the HSE website
  • Meningitis Now website with many leaflets and resources link
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Nilaqua Hand Wash leaflet
  • Oxygen User Instructions - Gas rentals are available from ProTrainings, contact us for more information
  • Oxygen and Analgesic gases from ProTrainings
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Polish - Student manual
  • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
  • ProTrainings Defibrillator eGuide
  • RIDDOR October 2013 Changes
  • RIDDOR link to the HSE guide
  • Regulated - COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Spanish - Student manual
  • Statistics on fatal injuries in the workplace 2011/12
  • Step by Step Guide to COSHH HSE Guide - Link to HSE website
  • Student Manual (V7.0) - First Aid - Arabic
  • Student Manual (V7.0) - First Aid - Spanish
  • Student Manual (V8.3) - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta - Polish
  • Student Manual (V8.6) - Anatomy and Physiology Human Body
  • Student Manual (V8.6) - First Aid - Welsh
  • Student Manual V8.6 - First Aid - Dutch
  • Student Manual V8.6 - First Aid - Portuguese
  • Student manual V8.6 - First Aid - French
  • Student manual V8.6 - First Aid - Ukrainian
  • Student manual V8.6 - First Aid Manual Italian
  • UK Resus The Use of Automated External Defibrillators
  • Ukrainian - Student manual
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Web link to the Joint Epilepsy Council website - JEC
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Woundclot - haemostatic gauze for all types of bleeding
  • Zoll AED Plus user guide

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I take a workplace first aid course all online?

No, you cannot take courses like the FAW and EFAW online only, the HSE do not allow it. You can take these in a blended format by completing part of the course online and the rest locally. ProTrainings offer a full range of blended and classroom training nationwide. You can take the appointed persons in the workplace FAW Annual refresher course 100% online.

What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

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