Duration: 3 days
Ofqual Regulated Qualification by Qualsafe Awards: Yes
Suggested progression: Requalification mandatory every 3 years
Take a look at our training schedule for all future QA Level 3 First Aid at Work open course dates.
What is the difference between our 1 day
Emergency First Aid at Work Course and our 3 day Course?
1 DAY: The 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work course (EFAW), covers the key life saving skills to deal with the emergency injuries and illnesses that can occur in the workplace. It covers CPR, AED use, choking, recovery position and cuts and wound management.
3 DAY: An upskill from the 1 day EFAW course which covers all the EFAW elements but with additional 2 days to explore other conditions more in-depth, such as head injuries, diabetes, anaphylaxis and heart conditions. This course will give the skills to deal with most eventualities.
Is your workplace prepared?
The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid at work training.
However, having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement – it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff!
About the course
The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF) qualification is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. Successful candidates will learn how to manage a range of injuries and illnesses that could occur at work and will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give emergency first aid. What’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks introduced in the recent HSE changes.
This qualification covers the following topics:
- The role andresponsibilities of a first aider
- Assessing an incident
- Managing an unresponsive casualty
- CPR and AED use
- Recovery Position
- Heart Attack
- Head and spinal injuries
- Chest injuries
- Wounds and bleeding
- Sprains, strains and dislocations
- Minor injuries
- Burns and scalds
- Eye injuries
Candidates will undertake multi-choice, theory and written assessments on days 1 and 3 of the course, the successful completion of which will result in the awarding of a QA Level 3 certificate in First Aid at Work (QCF) which is an Ofqual Regulated Qualification accredited by Qualsafe Awards.
Group prices are available on request.
First Aid Requirements Calculator
If you do not know how many First Aiders your require, please click on the First Aid requirements calculator picture below. This will allow you to simply and accurately calculate how many first aiders you need, and the level of training they require.
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