Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 (RQF)
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate first aid equipment, facilities and people so that employees can be given immediate help if they are injured or taken ill at work.
This course will enable learners 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 first aider in the workplace.
This course may also be completed on an individual basis to gain valuable first aid knowledge and skills.
The course is taught over 6 hours and includes a mixture of individual, group, theory and practical lessons using appropriate training aids. The course includes 4 practical assessments and a theory assessment (multiple choice and short answer question paper). Some individual study time outside of the course is recommended.
- Understand the role and responsibilities of the first aider
- Be able to assess an incident
- Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
- Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
- Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
- Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding
- Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock
- Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury