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.
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
- Assessment of the situation
- Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
- Use of AED
- Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
- Fractures and spinal injuries
- Heart attacks
- Control of bleeding
- Head injuries
- Eye injuries
- Chest injuries
- Sprains and strains
- 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.
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all learners must be a minimum of 16 years of age
£195 per person