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First Aid at Work (Level 3)


Course Summary:

Candidates successfully completing this course will be entitled to act as a first-aider in the workplace. This First aid at Work course includes the 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work course and also equips the first-aider to apply first aid to an extensive range of specific injuries and illnesses. This course complies with the Health and Safety (First-Aid) regulations 1981 (Appendix 5 Content of a First Aid at Work (FAW) course).

Course Structure:

Unit 1: Emergency First aid in the Workplace
Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace


In accordance with Appendix 5 & 6of the H&S (First-Aid) Regulations 1981

Unit 1 covers the following topics:

Roles and responsibilities of a first aider; cross infection;recording incidents & actions;use of available equipment; assessing an incident;unconscious casualties (including seizure);cardio pulmonary resuscitation;choking;wounds and bleeding;shock;minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters);

Unit 2 covers the following topics:

Secondary survey;injuries to bones, joints and muscles (including spinal injuries);suspected head and spinal injuries;chest injuries;burns and scalds;eye injuries;sudden poisoning;anaphylaxis;major illnesses (heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma & diabetes);serious bleeding including: embedded objects;sucking chest wound;amputations;


Successful candidates will be awarded the Level 3 First Aid at Work certificate valid for 3 years.

Accreditation is provided by First Response First Aid Ltd in accordance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Although it is not a requirement, Ofqual certification can aslo be provided at an additional charge per person.

Booking Information

Duration: three-days (18 hours)

Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessments

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression:

recommended annual refresher training;mandatory re qualification training every three years ;automated external defibrillation training;

To book this training please contact the Health, Safety & Wellbeing Team by Telephone: 0116 305 5515 or by Email: healthandsafety@leics.gov.uk

Please note that training prices quoted are exclusive of VAT.

This training can be provided at your venue, please contact the Health, Safety & Wellbeing Team for a quotation.

03 Sep 2019 09:00 - 16:00

Health, Safety and Wellbeing
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Date and Time

03 Sep 2019 09:00 - 16:00


The Rothley Centre (TRC Room 1 / TRC Room 1), 12 Mountsorrel Lane, Rothley, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE7 7PR


First Response First Aid
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