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Level 3 Emergency First Aid

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become emergency first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training emergency first-aiders in organisations where staff need to be trained at this level.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake seven hours of learning, typically over one day, with a minimum contact time of six hours.

Topics covered

On this course learners will study the following:

  • The roles and responsibilities of the first-aider
  • How to assess incidents
  • First aid skills in CPR
  • Use of an AED
  • How to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking and dealing with external bleeding and hypovolaemic shock.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and written/oral questioning.

After successfully completing this qualification, learners can progress onto:

Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work.