First Aid - Level 3 Award in Full First Aid at Work

Venue: Broomfield Hall
Hours: 18.00
Cost (£): 290.00

Course Overview

Validated by Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC), an OFQUAL regulated awarding organisation, this qualification is essential for all nominated first aiders at work and is designed to equip learners with the knowledge to safely treat any first aid situation. 

Since 1st October 2013, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) no longer approves any first aid provider.  HSE guidance to employers with regards to first aid training indicates that an OFQUAL-regulated qualification will provide the employer with ready-made assurance that first aid courses meet the requirements set by the HSE.


Course Content

The course covers the following subject areas:

  • Health and safety regulations
  • Being a first aider
  • Assessment of the first aid situation
  • Summoning the emergency services
  • CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation)
  • Top-to-toe survey
  • The recovery position
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Unconsciousness and impaired consciousness
  • The circulatory system
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Bone, joint and muscle injuries
  • Use of slings
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Effects of extreme heat and cold
  • Handling and transporting casualties
  • Miscellaneous conditions
  • Content of a first aid kit

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