Duration: 18 hours (3 days)

  Cost: £268.00

  Certification Type: Ofqual Qualification

  Certification Valid For (Months): 36


  Scheduled Courses
Start Date Time Venue Places Left
2019-11-18T09:00:00Z 2019-11-18T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 4 Book Now  
2019-11-25T09:00:00Z 2019-11-25T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 6 Book Now  
2019-12-09T09:00:00Z 2019-12-09T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 7 Book Now  
2020-01-13T09:00:00Z 2020-01-13T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 12 Book Now  
2020-01-20T09:00:00Z 2020-01-20T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 12 Book Now  
2020-01-27T09:00:00Z 2020-01-27T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 12 Book Now  
2020-02-03T09:00:00Z 2020-02-03T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 12 Book Now  
2020-02-10T09:00:00Z 2020-02-10T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 12 Book Now  
2020-02-24T09:00:00Z 2020-02-24T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 12 Book Now  
2020-03-02T09:00:00Z 2020-03-02T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 12 Book Now  
2020-03-09T09:00:00Z 2020-03-09T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 12 Book Now  
2020-03-16T09:00:00Z 2020-03-16T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 12 Book Now  
2020-03-23T09:00:00Z 2020-03-23T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 12 Book Now  
2020-03-30T08:00:00Z 2020-03-30T08:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 12 Book Now  

  Course Overview:

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.


  Course Will Enable Learners To:

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.

  • Assess situations, circumstances and events in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency.
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure), choking, wounded, bleeding or suffering from shock.
  • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • Recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma and diabetes.
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds and small splinters.
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of anaphylactic shock and administer first aid including the use of an auto injector.
  • Deliver and assess the safe use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). 
  • Record and report first aid incidents.


  Assessment:

Assessment consists of:

  • 5 x practical assessments
  • 2 x theory assessments (multiple choice question papers)
  • continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.


  Certification / Qualification:

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.


  Daily Programme:

The course will generally start at 09.00 and finish at 16.00.


  Venue Information:

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 call 0300 777 2717 or email us commercialtraining@neas.nhs.uk to discuss.


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