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Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 (VTQ) - Online Blended Part 1

In this course you will gain vital knowledge about the essentials of First Aid for your workplace to prepare yourself to deal with Workplace Emergencies. Start training now to save lives within your workplace!

This Course Includes:

  • Follows UK & ERC guidelines
  • Endorsed by Skills for Care & TQUK
  • 3.0 hrs CPD Certificate
  • Evidence Based Training Certificate
  • Instant printable wall certificate
  • 24/7 on-demand video
  • Access on mobile
  • Weekly refresher video
  • Expiration reminder
  • Student manual - English, Spanish, Polish and Arabic

Course Details

Video Playtime

2 hours and 25 minutes




Keith Sleightholm



Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 (VTQ) - Online Blended Part 1 at a Glance

This option constitutes the first part of the complete 6-hour Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) qualification. To finish this part 1 course, it's imperative to arrange booking of part 2 directly with the company or instructor. If not already done, you will need to locate your nearest instructor via www.procourses.co.uk. Please be aware that this may result in an additional fee directly payable to the instructor (purchasing the online part 1 and then paying for the classroom part 2).

The ProTrainings Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 (VTQ) qualification (EFAW) is suitable for most businesses where the risk assessment indicates no requirement for a fully trained first aider in their workplace. All courses adhere to the guidelines established by the HSE in October 2017 and fulfill the criteria of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981, including subsequent 2017 changes. This course incorporates the latest CPR and Coronavirus recommendations and fully aligns with the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021, meeting HSE requirements. ProTrainings Vocational Training Qualifications (VTQ) are recognized by the HSE as Trade Body Qualifications.

The course must consist of at least 6 contact hours, conducted over a minimum of 1 day, and the certificate remains valid for 3 years. Since May 2016, computer-based blended training has been permitted for all workplace first aid courses. You now have the choice to complete your Emergency First Aid at Work course as a blended course, comprising 3 hours of online training followed by 3 hours in the classroom. This blended EFAW course fulfills all HSE and Awarding Organisations' requirements and is available as a ProTrainings or Regulated Qualification.

To renew, you must attend another EFAW 6-hour course or blended course, or participate in an annual first aid refresher course in the classroom. The HSE strongly recommends that all first aiders undergo an annual first aid refresher course, and our online course satisfies this requirement. Note that learners undertaking a ProTrainings Training Course can opt for a regulated qualification.

Please note that the minimum age requirement for the classroom course is 14. This qualification, along with most other ProTrainings qualifications, is endorsed by TQUK to demonstrate our commitment to higher levels of compliance and quality assurance.

Companies, organisations, or agencies are encouraged to contact us for group discounts and information on onsite training, as well as how our system can be utilised to track and monitor staff training.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which occupations use this course?

The Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 (VTQ) - Online Blended Part 1 Course is perfect for:

  • Offices
  • Service industries
  • Self-employed
  • Factories
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction and Building
  • Distribution
  • Forestry (see also our FAW Forestry course)
  • High-risk businesses
  • Agriculture
  • Sports
  • Outdoor Pursuits and Exploring 

Can I take a workplace first aid course all online?

No, you cannot take courses like the FAW and EFAW online only, the HSE do not allow it. You can take these in a blended format by completing part of the course online and the rest locally. ProTrainings offer a full range of blended and classroom training nationwide. You can take the appointed persons in the workplace FAW Annual refresher course 100% online.

What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.