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QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF)

We offer the 3 day First Aid at Work training course at our centre in Hailsham, East Sussex or at a venue of your choice, book open courses online or contact us.

Outline

A high quality First Aid at Work course, that provides the attendee with a comprehensive set of practical skills to deal with first aid emergencies. Once qualified, holders of this First Aid at Work certificate can be used as First Aiders in the workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. This course can be adapted to suit a particular audience. The First Aid at Work course is run over three days and includes both theory and practical sessions.

Outline of programme

The 3 day First Aid at Work Training Course Syllabus includes:

  • First Aid Priorities
  • Managing Incidents
  • Basic Life Support
  • Examination of a Casualty
  • Unconsciousness
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Common Illnesses
  • Heart Attacks
  • Eye Injuries
  • Dressings
  • Recording and Reporting
  • Regulations
  • First Aid Kits

Assessment of the First Aid at Work Course

Students are independently examined on the final afternoon of the first aid at work course, Upon successful completion certification is valid for three years*. OFQUAL Accreditation available for a small extra fee per person if required.

Cost

Our first aid at work training courses are competitively priced and we aim to beat any equivalent training quote.

Important information

The training venue should be quiet and undisturbed. Staff should not be expected to be on duty.

Qualification Overview

This qualification is based on the HSE training standard for delivery of First Aid at Work courses for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.

Aim of Qualification

The aim of the qualification is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations. Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of the first aider.

Intended Audience

The qualification is designed for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide First Aid when dealing with an emergency situation.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning, learners should possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements of the qualification.

Requalification Requirements

This QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is valid for a period of 3 years, within which time the learner will need to re-take the course and the assessments in order to remain qualified

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