Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Initial)

Three Day First Aid at Work

Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Initial)

Three Day First Aid at Work

The 3 day Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is based on the HSE training standard for delivery of First Aid at Work courses for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981, and is recognised and accepted by the HSE. The aim of the qualification is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations.

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Qualification Summary

The aim of the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (FAW) is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations. Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of the first aider.

Who Should Take This Qualification ?

You should take this course if you are required to complete a First Aid at Work course for the purpose of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) regulations 1981. This may mean that you have assessed your working environment and decided that you need one (or more) full First Aid at Work Qualified persons on site.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course. You will be required to complete practical activities & assessments during the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Initial). Learners do not need good literacy skills to complete the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Initial), but there will be a multiple choice paper at the end of the course. Should anyone experience difficulties with this style of assessment this can be completed verbally in certain circumstances. Please contact us for further details.

Already Have a Current First Aid at Work Certificate ?
If you already hold a current First Aid at Work certificate then you do not need to complete the full three days of the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Initial).  Instead you are eligible for the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Requalification) which only lasts two days.  You can complete the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Requalification) as long as the last date of the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Requalification) qualification is no more than one calendar month after the expiry date of your current First Aid at Work certificate.  If you are in any doubt please get in touch with us. Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training.

What Will I Learn ?

During the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Initial) you will completed two units. The first will teach you to deal with emergency situations in the work place, such as performing CPR or dealing with someone who is choking. You will also learn how to be a good first aider, and how to deal with a first aid situation. The second unit will help you deal with illness and further injury in the work place. Topics such as Heart Attacks, Strokes, Epilepsy & Diabetes are covered, along with further insight into injuries such as burns, fractures and wounds.

Qualification Structure

The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Initial) has two units that learners are required to complete.

  • Emergency First Aid In The Workplace (6 Assessments)
    • Unconscious Casualty
    • CPR And Safe Use Of An AED
    • Choking Casualty
    • Wounds, Bleeding And Shock
    • Catastrophic Bleeding (Optional Extra)
    • Multiple Choice Question Paper – Theory
  • Recognition And Management Of Illness And Injury In The Workplace (3 Assessments)
    • Secondary Survey
    • Management Of Fractures
    • Multiple Choice Question Paper – Theory

The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Initial) usually takes three days to complete.

You may wish to consider the qualifications and courses listed below as alternatives or complimentary qualifications. You should always ensure that your chosen qualification meets your requirements and needs assessment.

Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

The one day Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) is based on the HSE training standard for delivery of Emergency First Aid at Work for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981, and is recognised and accepted by the HSE.

 
Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Requalification)

The two day Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Re-Qualification) is for those who already hold a valid in-date First Aid at Work qualification and wish to renew that qualification. It is based on the HSE training standard for delivery of First Aid at Work for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981, and is recognised and accepted by the HSE.

 
Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Annual Refresher)

The half day Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Annual Refresher) qualification is based on the HSE training standard for delivery of Annual Refresher Courses for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the requirement for First Aiders to Remain Competent.

 

The items listed below can typically be added to this qualification. Please get in touch for full details.

Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Additional Two Hours
£25.00 per person
Does Not Meet Ofsted Requirements

 
Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

Additional Two Hours and One Day
£60.00 per person

 
Level 3 Award in Forestry First Aid +F

Additional Two Hours
£25.00 per person

 
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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Statement

We have taken a number of steps to ensure our training is safe and conforms to all current guidance and legislation. Should there be a change in guidance or legislation we may need to amend our schedule or offer learners free transfer to a new training date. Read more on our blog post on Safe & Socially Distanced First Aid Training here. Guidance and Legislation has also impacted the venues that we use, and the requirements of those venues.
We are also updating our schedule regularly to suit client requirements and work around limited venue availability.

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