The qualification is Ofqual accredited and valid for three years, making it suitable for all industries and enabling you to meet HSE requirements.


About the Course

The Level 3 First Aid at Work Qualification covers a wide range of CPR and first aid skills, equipping the first-aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injuries and illnesses. The course also provides you with the skills to ensure a safe working environment.

The First Aid at Work course is 18 hours and is delivered over three consecutive days 

The course comprises practical work and theoretical classroom work, as well as a practical assessment on CPR and first aid.

On completion of this course, candidates receive a Level 3 First Aid at Work Qualification. The First Aid at Work is endorsed by CIMSPA which means that training has been quality assured by CIMSPA and is delivered by a CIMSPA education partner. It is also in line with the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum (FAAOF).


Course Content

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • How to manage a casualty who is in shock
  • How to assess an incident
  • How to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
  • How to manage a casualty with a minor injury
  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • How to manage a casualty with external bleeding
  • How to conduct a secondary survey
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
  • How to provide first aid to a casualty with a suspected major illness
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis

Recommended For

Everyone!

Individuals and organisations are advised to take this course.


Prerequisites

Candidates must be a minimum of 16-years-old at the time of taking the assessment. No prior first aid knowledge is required.


Assessment

First Aid at Work is Trainer assessed throughout the course and the assessment should determine a learner’s ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency occurs at work and to deal with a casualty. All Assessment Criteria in the units must be achieved.


Renewal

To re-qualify learners must be assessed against all learning outcomes and assessment criteria in the unit. The delivery time can be adjusted based on current HSE guidance for requalification (2 days). It is considered appropriate to reduce the time by 6 hours for re-qualification to 12 hours.

Course Cost

The course cost is £180 per candidate, this is inclusive of manuals, tuition and examination fees.


Venue

Courses are held at Sandwell Aquatics centre in our fully equipped training suite. Large onsite Free car parking available for all candidates

Sandwell Aquatics Centre, Londonderry Lane, Smethwick B67 7EW

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Equipment Required

Note book and Pen

Lunch (Café available on site if required)

Please wear non restricted comfortable clothing for the course. Candidates are required to participate in practical demonstrations.

(Jogging bottoms and trainers are ideal)


2024 Course Dates

  • TBC

Alternative dates available upon request for Private Group Bookings of 6 or more candidates.


Course Times

All first aid qualifications are run between 09.30am – 16.30pm everyday.

Full attendance of the course is required.


How to Book or Request Further Information

Please contact Sandwell Leisure Trust ATC Coordinator on the following:

Email: Qualifications@SLT-Leisure.co.uk


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