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Level 3 First Aid at Work

Who is this qualification for?

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

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 22 hours of learning, typically over three days, with a minimum contact time of 18 hours.

Topics covered

On this course learners will study the following:

  • The roles and responsibilities of the first aider
  • How to assess incidents and recognising signs and symptoms of injury’s and illnesses
  • First aid skills in CPR
  • Use of an AED
  • Assisting a casualty who is suffering from a major injury or illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis.

Assessment method

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

After successfully completing this qualification, learners can progress onto:

Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid Response.