First Aid at Work

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First Aid at Work Qualification Level

SCQF Level 6 Award (Scotland)

RQF Level 3 Award (England, Northern Ireland & Wales)

It is a requirement of the Health & Safety law that employers should provide a safe and healthy environment for their employees. If the assessment of First Aid needs highlights the need for qualified First Aider’s, then this Level 3 qualification (Level 6 in Scotland) will provide you with suitable, highly trained personnel. For further information on business first aid at work needs and risk assessments see our video

This comprehensive three-day first aid at work course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with an emergency situation with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. This course will give the participants a qualification to the highest level.

Duration

The First Aid at work course is a 3 day course with at least 18 training and assessment contact hours.

First Aid at Work Syllabus

A range of subjects is covered including:-

  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Use of AED
  • Bandaging
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Heart attacks
  • Choking
  • Control of bleeding
  • Head injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Chest injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Burns
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke
  • Catastrophic Bleeding (optional)

First Aid at Work Certification

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor along with a question paper on each day.

Attendees must complete all 3 days of the course to achieve their qualification.

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 can be accommodated on this course and all learners must be a minimum of 16 years of age

Cost

£195 per person