First Aid at Work

The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work meets The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 in respect of First Aid at Work and is aimed at individuals who intend to develop and gain formal recognition of their knowledge, understanding and skills of First Aid at Work.

First Aid at Work is designed for people who want to receive training in First Aid and is especially suited for nominated First Aiders in large or high risk working environments such as construction sites, offices and supermarkets.

 

Who should attend?

Anyone who wants to gain a comprehensive First Aid qualification or has been identified as requiring First Aid at Work during their employers First Aid Risk Assessment.

Course Length

3 days.

Assessment

A written or oral exam and practical assessment.

Certification

Successful candidates will receive a Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work valid for 3 years.

Course Content

  • The roles and responsibilities of a first-aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • Recognising and assisting a casualty who is choking
  • Managing a casualty with external breathing
  • Managing a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • Managing a casualty with a minor injury
  • Conducting a secondary survey
  • Administering First Aid to a casualty with minor injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • Administering First Aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
  • Administering First Aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries
  • Administering First Aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
  • Administering First Aid to a casualty with an eye injury
  • Administering First Aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
  • Administering First Aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis
  • Providing First Aid to a casualty with a suspected major illness