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First Aid at Work - 3 Days - Level 3

This comprehensive three-day course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency

situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. In addition, this course will include any protocol changes that may have

arisen since their last training course.

This course will give the participants a qualification to the highest level of First Aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and

Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

 

Duration

A minimum of 18 hours spread over at least three days. Ideally, the course should be run over three consecutive days, but we have the flexibility toaccommodate your specific needs if you so desire providing it is completed within 10 weeks of starting the course and the training sessions last for a minimum of two hours.

 

Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:-

Legalities, responsibilities and reporting  Resuscitation  Assessment of the situation

Dealing with an unresponsive casualty  Bandaging  Shock (including Anaphylaxis)

Fractures and spinal injuries  Heart attacks  Choking

Control of bleeding  Head injuries  Eye injuries

Poisoning  Chest injuries  Sprains and strains

Burns  Asthma  Diabetes

Epilepsy  Stroke

 

Certification

Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor

each day, along with a written assessment on each day.

A three year Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work will be issued to

the learner, subject to successful assessment.

No external assessors are required.

 

Numbers

A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum

of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject

to assessment.

A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until

they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s

responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role.

The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.

 

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