First Aid at Work Level 3

First Aid at work

This course equips delegates with the essential skills required to effectively deal with a number of first aid emergencies. Upon completion of the course, delegates will be awarded with a certificate that enables them to become a designated workplace first-aider in accordance with the Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981. The course takes place over a 3 day period and is valid for 3 years.

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction and explanation
  • First aid health and safety regulations
  • How to manage incidents calmly and safely
  • The examination of a casualty and further actions and treatments
  • Treatment of unconsciousness, shock, bleeding, fractures, burns and scalds
  • How to deal with heart attacks, choking, eye injuries, sudden poisoning and other general common illnesses both minor and major
  • Knowledge of basic life support
  • First aid kits and dressings
  • Recording and reporting injuries

Training Methods

All courses use various methods of engagement including Presentations, Q and A, Case studies, Group discussions, Short Films and Course hand-outs.


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