Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work
Qualification Number: 603/2133/7
Who is this course for?
The objective of this qualification is to support learners in becoming emergency first aiders in the workplace. The content of the qualification meets the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) requirements for training emergency first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.
Having First Aid knowledge can also be of great use on a personal basis and can be a useful qualification to add to your CV.
In line with guidance provided by the HSE, the qualification supports/approves work place emergency first aiders for a period of 3 years, after which point learners will need to retake the course. In addition to this, it is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.
How long will it take?
To complete this emergency first aid at work qualification learners should expect to undertake 7 hours of learning, typically over one day, with a minimum contact time of 6 hours.
The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider and how to assess an incident.
The qualification also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED, providing first aid to a casualty who is choking and dealing with external bleeding and hypovolaemic shock.
There is 1 mandatory unit that you will need to complete, which consists of multi-choice questions and practical assessment that is completed throughout the day.
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We offer a payment plan if you would prefer to pay in instalments.
There are no prerequisites for this qualification, however it is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.
We are always pleased to support learners who would benefit from additional support. We will refer to our Awarding Organisations’ reasonable adjustments policy for information and guidance.
A photographic proof of identification will need to be produced to confirm that you are the person that you claiming to be! [Any 1 of the following]
If you cannot provide any of these forms of ID, we may be able to make other arrangements in accordance with our Awarding Organisation Core Manual.
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Opportunities for Progression
On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their personal development with one of the following qualifications:
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