QCF Level 3 Award (England, Northern Ireland & Wales)
Unit 1 Title: Emergency First Aid in theWorkplace – Unit Code A/504/4517
Unit 2 Title: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace – Unit Code F/504/4518
Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work – Code 500/9894/9
SCQF Level 6 Award (Scotland)
Unit 1 Title: Emergency First Aid in theWorkplace – Unit Code TBC
Unit 2 Title: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace – Unit Code TBC
Level 6 Award in Activity First Aid – Unit Code TBC
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 requirements highlights the need for qualified First Aiders, then this Level 3 qualification (Level 6 in Scotland) will provide you with suitable, highly trained personnel.
This comprehensive three-day course covers awide 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.
A minimum of 18 hours spread over at least three days.
Ideally, the course should be run over three consecutive days, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if you so desire providing it is completed within 10 weeks of starting the course.
A range of subjects is covered including:
Legalities, responsibilities and reporting Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
Fractures and spinal injuries
Control of bleeding
Assessment of the situation
Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
Sprains and strains
Assessment is ongoing by the instructor along with a question paper on each day.
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.