The Spectrum Training First Aid at Work Level 3 (VTQ) qualification (EFAW) is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that there is no requirement for a fully trained first aider for their workplace. All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2017 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2016 changes.
All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements. Spectrum Training Vocational Training Qualifications (VTQ) are fully recognised by the HSE as Trade Body Qualifications.
This course must be at least 18 contact hours and run over a minimum of 3 day and the certificate is valid for 3 years.
To renew you need to attend a FAW re qualification course, this being 12 contact hours over a minimum of 2 days.
This qualification is accepted in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It is also accepted in many other countries.
The HSE strongly recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher courses and our course meet this requirement.
Please note that learners undertaking a Spectrum Trainings Course have the option to choose to take a regulated qualification.
Please be advised that the classroom course has a minimum age requirement of 14.
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 Spectrum Training Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement