Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
The Level 3 Qualifications ensure that supervisors are aware of the legislation applicable to food safety and how to best communicate the required standards to employees. Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is a two-unit, three-day course that will enable successful candidates to act as a first aider in their workplace.
Unit 1: Emergency First aid in the Workplace
Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace
Who needs this qualification?
The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to enable first aid to be given to employees if they are injured or become ill at work. These regulations apply to all workplaces, including those with five or fewer employees, and to the self-employed.
How much first aid provision an employer has to make depends on the circumstances of each workplace.
Why is this training important?
This qualification will enable employers to satisfy the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 regulations that apply to all workplaces, including those with five or fewer employees, and to the self-employed.
The learner will understand the roles and responsibilities of a first aider to be able:
To assess an incident
To manage an unresponsive casualty who is both breathing/not breathing normally
Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
Manage a casualty with external bleeding
Manage a casualty who is in shock
Manage a casualty with a minor injury
Conduct a secondary survey
The learner will learn how to administer first aid to a casualty with:
- injuries to bones, joints and muscles
- suspected head and spinal injuries
- chest injuries
- burns and scalds
- eye injuries
- sudden poisoning
- suspected major illnesses
All delegates will need to provide two forms of ID, a passport or driving licence, and a bank card.
A three day course with a multiple choice exam is taken at the end of the day