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Combined First Aid at Work (FAAW)

14th September 2022 @ 9:00 am - 16th September 2022 @ 4:00 pm

  • Date: 14-16 September 2022 (this is a three-day course)  
  • Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm 
  • Venue: St Teresa’s School, Effingham


This course is suitable for all workplaces with a HSE requirement. 

Course outline: 

Certified for three years, this Level 3 award in paediatric and First Aid at Work (QCF) meets the requirements of the First Aid Health and Safety Regulations 1981.  

This course is a three-day course, approved by Qualsafe Awards, an Ofqual-recognised awarding organisation. The course covers the practical skills needed by first aiders to competently deal with situations that require a higher level of first aid or where there are responsible for people who have existing medical conditions. This course is suitable for environments who require first aid for both adults and children. 

There will be a maximum of 12 candidates per course. This is an open course; however, courses can be booked at your venue on a date of your choice for just your staff. Contact us for details.  

Training topics include: 

  • Role of first aider 
  • Managing an emergency including aftercare 
  • Basic life support for adults, children and babies 
  • Choking in adults, children and babies 
  • The recovery position and secondary survey 
  • Wound management and managing catastrophic bleeding 
  • Communication 
  • Asthma 
  • Fainting 
  • Intoxication 
  • Stroke 
  • Heart conditions 
  • Shock – including bleeding 
  • Head injuries 
  • Anaphylaxis 
  • Poisoning 
  • Epilepsy 
  • Diabetes 
  • Burns 
  • Eye injuries 
  • Health and safety regulations 
  • Treating the unconscious casualty 
  • Sprains, strains, and fractures 
  • First aid kits 
  • Use of the defibrillator.

Learning outcomes 

  • To become a HSE approved first aider 
  • To understand the principles of being a first aider and carrying out safe care for the wellbeing of a patient 
  • To learn skills to help manage illnesses and accidents 
  • To be able to promote recovery, preserve life and prevent conditions from deteriorating.


Jane Graham, Director, Hieda 
Trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Jane has 32 years of nursing background, 17 of them in trauma and intensive care. Whilst in PICU, she had a number of different roles. Nine years of that included a role as a specialist retrieval nurse (CATS) that entailed travelling around the country to stabilise and bring back critically unstable children. To do this she learned advanced nursing and basic medical skills in resuscitation, all medical conditions, and trauma.

She went on to teach these skills to student nurses, qualified nurses and junior doctors as the Practice educator on intensive care. This role also involved lecturing regularly at South Bank University. She has been a DSL for Safeguarding at an independent boarding school where she was Lead Nurse. She is also an instructor for Qualsafe, an awarding body approved by the HSE. She is currently the director of Hieda and director of health and wellbeing for the BSA Group.


  • Member Rate (individual): £220
  • Non-member Rate: £440 
  • Member Rate (group of 12): £2000
  • Non-member Rate: £4000 

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14th September 2022 @ 9:00 am
16th September 2022 @ 4:00 pm


St Teresa’s School, Effingham
Beech Avenue
Effingham, Surrey RH5 6ST
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