Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3

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Duration: 1 day

The Emergency First Aid at Work qualification supports candidates to become emergency first-aiders in the workplace. The content of the qualification meets the HSE requirements for training emergency first-aiders in organisations that have identified the need for appropriately trained staff.

Course modules include:

  • The roles and responsibilities of the first aider
  • How to assess an incident and recognise the signs and symptoms of injury and illness
  • First aid skills
  • The use of CPR and AED
  • Providing first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Dealing with external bleeding and hypovolaemic shock

In line with the guidance provided by the HSE, the qualification supports workplace first aiders for a period of 3 years, after which learners will be required to retake the course. In addition to this, it is recommended that candidates refresh their knowledge annually.

Assessment: The qualification is assessed by the following two methods:

  1. Practical observation. The practical assessment is completed throughout the course delivery. This ongoing assessment will involve learners demonstrating practical first aid skills
  2. Written/oral questioning. Learners must provide a short response to set questions within a learner pack, which underpins knowledge of first aid

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