FIRST AID AT WORK

COURSE OVERVIEW

Despite of profession, First Aid is an essential skill to have, especially for those seeking to work or already working within the security industry or any other industry in that matter. The techniques acquired are useful in everyday life and transferable in many places of work. The course concentrates on how to avoid emergency first aid situations from becoming worse, equipping learners with the basic life saving skills needed to deal with emergencies until professional help arrives.

The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident and recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness. The qualification also covers first aid skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis.

 
 

COURSE CONTENT

  • Roles and responsibilities of the first aider

  • First aid kits and equipment.

  • Assessing an incident

  • Recording accidents and near misses (incidents)

  • Managing an unresponsive casualty

  • The respiratory system 

  • Wounds and bleeding

  • Shock

  • Seizures

  • Dealing with minor injuries

  • The human skeleton

  • Fractures and dislocations

  • Sprains and strains

  • Chest injuries

  • Dealing with major illness

  • Preventing cross infection

COURSE DETAILS

Age

Minimum age requirement is 14

Course dates

Given upon purchasing a course

Course timings

Given upon purchasing a course

Price

Given upon purchasing a course

Course location

At our centre or customers' location

Course duration

The course duration is 3 days.

ID requirements

• a valid passport (any nationality)
• a signed UK photocard driving licence
• a valid warrant card issued by HM forces or the police
• another photographic ID card, e.g. employee ID card, student ID card, travel card etc.

How is the qualification assessed?

This qualification is assessed by the following two methods:

  1. Practical assessment - Learners must demonstrate the practical first aid skills, as indicated within the assessment paperwork.

  2. Theory assessment - Learners must answer a series of multiple-choice questions as outlined within the assessment paperwork.

 
 

CERTIFICATION

Results

Results are available within 10 working days of the exams. HIGH PASS RATE

Certification

Successful candidates will receive a Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work certificate from a recognised awarding body within England and Wales. It is valid for a period of 3 years and can be renewed by attending another Level 3 First Aid at Work course.

Progression opportunities

On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking one of the following qualifications:
• Level 3 Award in First Aid Response

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

Group bookings and in-house delivery

We can deliver the training at your location/premises for up to 12 or more learners.

 

For more information and group booking discounts please contact us.

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