Overview: All businesses are required under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations of 1981 to put measures in place to guarantee that their staff members receive prompt care if they are hurt or become ill at work. This entails performing a risk assessment, designating an appropriate number of first responders, and offering suitable first aid instruction.
Employees are responsible for providing the necessary personnel, training, and tools to give first aid to their coworkers.
This QA Level 3 First Aid at Work course is designed for people who have been given the responsibility of serving as first responders in their workplaces. It is a regulated and nationally recognized qualification. It is also recommended for those with a special duty to administer first aid during volunteer and community events
What you’ll learn: You will come out of our course with the skills and knowledge to deal with a range of first aid situations including:
- Assessing an incident
- Managing an unresponsive casualty
- Adult resuscitation (CPR)
- Heart attacks
- Head and spinal injuries
For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please contact us for the qualification specification.
How it’s delivered: The course is led by one of our Expert First-Aid Instructors who will use a variety of techniques such as lectures, demonstrations, practicals, and group discussions amongst others, to guide you through the course. The course is delivered in line with the most up-to-date regulations and policies and in English.
Duration: This is a 3-day course.
Assessment: Students will be accessed by 2 x examination paper containing multiple choice questions papers followed by 6 x practical assessments throughout the course to obtain this qualification.
Certification: Upon successful completion of the course students will be presented with a Level 3 qualification First Aid at Work certificate and is valid for 1 year. After the one-year certification period, students are required to undertake the refresher course again to maintain the qualification.