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First Aid at Work Requalification

Course Code: FAR

Level: 3
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: College Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Two days
When you'll study: Various days, 9.00am - 4.00pm

About the course

Do you need a First Aid at Work refresher or requalifier course? This First Aid at Work requalification enables first aiders to refresh their skills and update their knowledge, provided you previously attained qualified First Aid at Work status within the last three years. The course is delivered over two days, covering all aspects of the First Aid at Work syllabus and ensuring that time is given to practical sessions and updates.

What you'll learn

This course will provide you with relevant knowledge to enable you to update your skills and continue to be a qualified first aider in the workplace in accordance with regulations 3(2) of the Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981. The course is based on the three day first aid at work syllabus and includes any updates and changes in accepted first aid protocols.

Entry requirements

Candidates will need to show that they have successfully completed training for the First Aid at Work course during the previous three years, by producing a current / valid certificate.
A good level of numeracy/literacy is also required. City College Plymouth can provide support if needed, please contact us to discuss your needs.

Please be advised that candidates attending this course must have a good standard of general fitness as the course includes procedures such as kneeling to render resuscitation to a casualty lying on the ground.


There are ongoing practical assessments with written exercises.

What's next?

This qualification will enable you to continue being an occupational first aider within the workplace.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2022/23 (August 2022 – July 2023). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2023/24.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

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