Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work


Course Title: Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
Course Description This course covers the practical skills needed by a first aider in the workplace. The course will give delegates the confidence and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies.  On completion the delegates will be legally compliant to the current Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations
Learning Content
  • Incident management & Emergency scene appraisal
  • Examination & Assessment of the casualty
  • Recovery position
  • Pulses, Heart attack and Angina
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation CPR – Theory and Practice
  • Control of Bleeding and shock
  • The Heart & Circulation
  • Choking Management
  • Wounds and clotting
  • Fractures, sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Bites & stings –Anaphylactic shock
  • Unconsciousness – major causes
  • Lifting and handling techniques
  • Spinal injuries
  • Burns and electrical injuries
  • First Aid and the Law
Suitable for All employers in the UK have a legal obligation to make First Aid provision for their employees. This course is ideal for those who are going to be a nominated First Aider in the workplace or want the most comprehensive introduction to First Aid
Course Recognition The course id approved by the HSE
Assessment and Qualification By practical skills test Upon successful completion of which candidates will receive the First Aid at Work Certificate which will be valid for three years from the certificated date, approved by the Health & safety Executive (HSE). Requalification becomes necessary after this date. It is highly recommended by the HSE that a Skill Fade  (annual refresher 3 hour) course be undertaken on an annual basis from the date of certification
Course Duration 3 Days – one day workshop
Pre-requisites None
Location   Category Health and Safety
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Price £225.00 Plus VAT includes –  Registration, assessment, workbook, refreshments and buffet lunch
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