Duration: 18 hours (3 days)
Certification Type: Ofqual Qualification
Certification Valid For (Months): 36
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The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work.
The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is designed for learners intending to act as a First Aider in the workplace. It is also ideal for people who have a specific responsibility to provide first aid for voluntary and community activities. This qualification will provide all the required first aid skills necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services.
It covers a wide range of first aid emergencies including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy and asthma. It also provides practical experience with scenarios and role play to build knowledge and confidence.
The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is designed for learners intending to act as a First Aider in the workplace. This qualification will provide all the required first aid skills necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services. The qualification is designed to provide the First Aider with the skills necessary to give effective basic life support, diagnose and treat minor and manage major injuries or illness keeping the patient alive until the emergency services arrive.
Assessment consists of:
On successful completion of this course candidates will receive a Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work. This is an Ofqual regulated qualification which is valid for three years.
The course will generally start at 09.00 and finish at 16.00.
Public courses open to individiual delegate bookings take place at our dedicated training centre at West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne. We can also undertake training at your workplace or choice of venue for privately booked courses for up to 12 delegates. Please contact us if you’d like to discuss this.