NUCO Accredited Emergency First Aid at Work

When an organisation’s risk assessment determines the need for Emergency First Aid at Work practitioners, the national Award in Emergency First Aid at Work fulfills the requirements set by the regulatory body for First Aid, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). This qualification equips learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to serve as competent Emergency First Aiders. They will be able to promptly, safely, and effectively provide treatment to casualties within their organisation.

Qualification Title

FAA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) Code: 603/2080/1

Unit Title 

Emergency First Aid in the Workplace Unit code: Y/615/8504

Syllabus for Emergency First aid At Work

A range of subjects are covered including:

• Responsibilities and reporting

• Resuscitation and AED awareness

• Burns

• Assessment of the situation

• Anatomy

• Choking

• Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

• Minor injuries

• Epilepsy

• Basic hygiene in First Aid

• Bleeding control

• Shock

Assessment and Marking

Throughout the course, the Instructor assesses delegates’ performance using practical and oral evaluations, including observation, oral questioning, and a final multiple-choice question paper. The Instructor’s decision to award a pass hinges on delegates demonstrating the necessary understanding and competencies at the end of each session, alongside successfully completing the question paper.


The Instructor conducts continuous practical assessments, and a three-year qualification is granted to individuals who meet the required criteria. Furthermore, the HSE strongly advises all students to participate in an annual three-hour refresher program to maintain their skills and knowledge.

Course Price and other information

A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment. A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.

£90 Plus VAT per person.

Dates for 2024

26th February 2024

12th March 2024

8th April 2024


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