First Aid Training Academy 

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Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work.

Aim of Qualification.

The aim of this qualification is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations. Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of the first aider.

Intended Audience.

This qualification is designed for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide First Aid when dealing with an emergency situation.

Course Content.
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
  • Be able to assess an incident.
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally.
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally.
  • Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking.
  • Manage a casualty who is wounded and bleeding.
  • Manage a casualty who is in shock.
  • Understand how to manage a casualty with a minor injury.
  • Be able to conduct a secondary survey.
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints.
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injury.
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with a suspected chest injury.
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds.
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with an eye injury.
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning.
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis.
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness.
  • Course Duration.
    3 Days.
    Requalification Requirements.

    This Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is valid for a period of 3 years, within which time the learner will need to re-take the course and the assessments in order to remain qualified. It is regarded as best practice for those holding first aid qualifications to undertake annual refresher training.