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

Our Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is designed to train candidates in both theoretical and practical aspects of First Aid to the standards required by the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations) 1981. It will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to deal with a range of illnesses and injuries requiring first aid in the workplace

A group of adult education students practitcing CPR chest compressioon on a dummy.

Our experienced trainers will take you and your colleagues through the awarding body assessment criteria, so you can be safe in the knowledge that your business will meet the legal requirements for first aid training.

The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is designed for large or high risk working environments. We will also tailor it to be relevant to your specific work place so that you get the best training for your needs.

Course content includes:

Unit 1 – Emergency First Aid in the Workplace

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Incident assessment
  • Dealing with an unconscious casualties (including CPR training)
  • First aid for choking, external bleeding, shock and minor injuries

Unit 2 – Recognition and Management of illness and Injury in the Workplace

  • The secondary survey
  • First aid for injuries to bones, joints and muscles (including head and spinal injuries)
  • Medical emergencies like sudden poisoning and anaphylaxis
  • Recognition and treatment of major illnesses

The Course duration:

3 FULL DAYS (MINIMUM OF 18 HOURS OF TEACHING – EXCLUDING BREAKS AND EXTRA PRACTICE). Please note – HSE recommends that all trainees take yearly refresher courses to update their knowledge and assist in retention of skills.

Maximum number of trainees:

It is recommended that the qualification should operate on a ratio of (a maximum of) 12 learners to 1 tutor

Certificate Validity:

All students are awarded a recognised First Aid Certificate* which is valid for 3 years. You will also receive a first aid manual.

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