Level 3 First Aid at Work
Qualification Number: 603/2132/5
Who is this course for?
This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become first aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training first aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.
How long will it take?
To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 22 hours of learning, typically over three days, with a minimum contact time of 18 hours.
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.
In line with guidance provided by the HSE, the qualification supports/approves workplace first aiders for a period of 3 years, after which point learners will need to retake the course.
Therefore, the qualification is valid for three years from the date of award. In addition to this, it is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.
This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test.
£150+ 20% VAT = £180
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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All our courses are delivered by subject specialists who hold teaching and assessing qualifications. This means you can be sure that your learning is enhanced by ‘real life’ experience, which helps to translate the theory into your practice.