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First Aid At Work

The Health and Safety regulations state that every workplace has ‘adequate and appropriate’ equipment and trained people to ensure employees can be given immediate attention if the need arises.

First Aid at Work Courses

Whether you are a small office, large factory or working with hazardous products, we are sure we have the right course for you. All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2017 and, where appropriate the 1981 First Aid at Work (FAW) legislation (inc.  2016 changes).  All our first aid courses also meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per HSE requirements.  ProTraining Vocational Training Qualifications (VTQ) are recognised by the HSE as Trade Body Qualifications.

Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (FAW)

First Aid at Work Level 3 (VTQ) qualification (FAW) is ideal for those businesses that require a fully trained first aider. 

In order to meet HSE and FAW requirements this course must consist of at least 18 contact hours and be run over 3 days.  The certificate is valid for 3 years. 

Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 (EFAW)

The Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 (VTQ) qualification (EFAW) is ideal for those businesses where there is no requirement for a fully trained first aider for their workplace. 

In order to meet HSE and EFAW requirements this course must be consist of at least 6 contact hours and be run over a full day. The certificate is valid for 3 years. 

Basic Life Support

The Basic Life Support course is ideal for low risk such as offices, shops, libraries etc where no hazardous products or sharp/dangerous tools are used. The course includes: Safety precautions, initial assessment, recovery position, choking and CPR (full, compression only and CPR handover).

This training complies with the latest ERC and UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines and can be completed in the classroom or  100% online or a combination of both (known as blended training). 

Alternative Courses

There are other courses that may suit your needs better such as:
• CPR and AED Level 2
• Appointed Persons in the Workplace
• All Requalification & Refresher Courses

We can accommodate all of these and more, if you are unsure of which course to take, contact us and we will be happy to offer our professional advice.

Group Bookings

We aim to be as flexible as possible, big or small, one location or many, online, classroom or something in between. Everybody has unique requirements and we’re confident we can find a solution to fit yours.

If you would like to make a group booking, no matter where you are in the country, contact Barclay Penny Training to discuss your specific needs at a time and place to suit you. Our professional specialists will always be on hand to help you with your requirements and will strive to provide you with information surrounding the perfect course for you.

Any Questions?

All our team are experts in working with companies bespoke needs, contact us today and let us help you solve the problem.




Would recommend Barclay Penny Training for all first aid needs, excellent knowledge and really good feedback from the Team. Reviewed on 08 Jul 2018 for First Aid at Work Level 3 (VTQ) – FAW course.

Samuel Ruiz

HR Manager , Optimity Group


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Coggeshall, CO6 1NP

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