Emergency First Aid at Work – Level 3 Award (RQF)

Who should attend?

This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people in a range of emergency first aid situations. Delegates must be at least 16 years of age for certification.

Course Aims & Objectives

The objective of the qualification is to benefit delegates by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations and/or take on the role of emergency first aider in the workplace.

By the end of the course delegates will:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Be able to assess an incident
  • Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is chocking
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries

Course Outline

  • Health & Safety (first aid) regulations 1981
  • The roles and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and AED use
  • Recovery Position
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Minor injuries
    • Cuts, grazes and bruises
    • Minor burns and scalds

Certification

Delegates are assessed throughout the course by the trainer and need to complete a written assessment at the end of the course. Successful delegates will receive a QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work certificate. Certificates are valid for 3 years and then delegates will need to resit the qualification to remain qualified.

Duration

1 Day

Location

We can offer courses on company premises for a maximum of 12 delegates or upcoming open courses in your local area.

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