The level 3 First Aid at Work training course provides the comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in most workplaces to become confident first aiders at work. Participants will gain the necessary knowledge and ability to effectively deal with first-aid emergencies, such as administering CPR, treating wounds, and handling unconscious individuals. The course is designed to meet the standards set forth by Health and Safety (First aid) regulations and will provide participants with a deeper understanding of the importance of having a trained first-aid response team in the workplace. By the end of the course, participants will feel empowered and ready to respond to any first-aid emergency that may arise on the job.
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for people who want to receive our most thorough first-aid training.
In order to be eligible for the course, a minimum entry level 3 Functional skills in English and Mathematics is required for candidates. Scheduled for a duration of one day, the course will take place from 10 AM to 2 PM and accommodate a maximum of 10 students, with an average class size of 5-8 students. Additionally, participants must be at least 18 years of age to enrol in the course.
What will I study?
The content of the course will cover how to deal with the following:
- The role of the first aider
- Managing an emergency
- Communication and casualty care
- Bleeding (minor and severe)
- Bone, muscle and joint injuries
- Burns and scalds
- Chest pains (including heart attack)
- Choking (adult)
- Eye injuries
- Head injuries
- Health and safety (first aid) regulations
- Low blood sugar
- Resuscitation (adult CPR)
- Seizures (adult)
- Severe allergic reaction
- Spinal injuries
- Unconscious casualty
Extra: Covid-19 risk
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Successful candidates will receive a First Aid at Work Certificate, valid for three years upon completion of the course. The certificate proves understanding and commitment to health and safety.
For more information, please visit the reception of the college.