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LEVEL 3 FIRST AID AT WORK

3 Day Course

It is a requirement of the Health & Safety law that employers provide a safe and healthy environment to work in. If your assessment of first aid needs highlights the need for qualified first aiders, then this level 3 qualification (level 6 in Scotland) will provide you with suitable, highly trained personnel.


This comprehensive three-day course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. In addition, this course will include any protocol changes that may have arisen since their last training course.

This course will give the participants a qualification to the highest level of First Aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

To book this course please call or email us.

 

Course Information

A range of subjects are covered in:


Legalities, responsibilities and reporting

Heart attacks

Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

Eye injuries

Fractures and spinal injuries

Choking

Control of bleeding

Chest injuries

Assessment of the situation

Diabetes

Shock (including Anaphylaxis)

Asthma

Head injuries

Poisoning

Sprains and strains

Stroke

Burns

Epilepsy

Resuscitation

Bandaging

Certification

This qualification lasts for 3 years. To renew the qualification, learners will need to sit the FAAW Re-Qualification Course. However, it is recommended that during the 3-year period, the learners attend annual refresher courses.


Assessment

Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day. A three year Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Level 6 in Scotland) will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required.


Numbers

A maximum of 12 students (must be a minimum of 14 years of age) and a certificate can be offered to all; subject to assessment. A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.


Location

We will deliver all courses at your workplace.