First Aid at Work Course

Course Specification:

Qualification Number: 603/2453/3

Description: This qualification is aimed those looking to undertake the role of a first aider in the workplace, as outlined in the Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.

First Aid at Work Course:

first aid at work course

First aid at work is an ideal first aid course for medium to higher risk workplaces and for larger companies too, on this first aid at work course you learn how to safely manage an unconscious casualty and how to give essential lifesaving resuscitation to a casualty who has stopped breathing and how to safely and competently use an AED too.

You will also learn on this first aid at work course how to safely treat a casualty who has a head, neck, or spinal injury, also how to treat a casualty who is choking, suffering from anaphylactic shock, having an asthma attack, or having a convulsive seizure, as well as how to treat burns, scalds, bleeds, broken bones, poisoning, eye injuries, and lots more in this 3 day 18 tutor led hour first aid at work course.

First aid at work course is Ofqual approved and accredited by Qualifications Network and meets all current HSE and UK Resuscitation Council guidelines.

Regulated Qualifications:

We only deliver Regulated Qualifications, so what is a regulated qualification and what does it mean for you the employer or business owner?

A regulated qualification is a qualification that is provided through an ‘Awarding Organisation’ that is recognised and regulated by a UK regulator such as Ofqual if you are in England.

Business owners and employers who we have supplied first aid training too are now leaning towards a ‘Regulated Qualification’ rather than an ‘In-House’ qualification because the certification for a regulated qualification demonstrates that the learner has attended a qualification course that is approved by a UK regulator and also accredited by an ‘Awarding Organisation’.

First Aid aid at Work course syllabus includes:

Understand the role and responsibilities of a First Aider in reference to:

  • Preventing cross infection
  • Importance of recording incidents and actions
  • Using available equipment
  • Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency

Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who:

  • is unresponsive but breathing normally
  • is unresponsive but NOT breathing normally
  • is wounded and bleeding
  • has external bleeding
  • is suffering from medical shock
  • is having a heart attack
  • is having a stroke
  • has bites or stings
  • has had electric shock
  • has injuries to eyes, bones, muscles, and joints
  • has chest injury
  • has splinters, cuts, grazes, or bruising
  • has minor burns or scalds
  • is having a seizure
  • has sudden poisoning
  • is suffering from anaphylactic shock
  • has diabetes
  • has asthma
  • is suffering the effects of extreme heat or cold

Course Pricing:

  • Staff Members
  • 1 – 3
  • 4 – 6
  • 7 – 9
  • 10 – 12
  • Course Pricing
  • £799 + Vat
  • £899 + Vat
  • £999 + Vat
  • £1099 + Vat

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Why Choose Us:

  • Our pricing is clear and transparent with no hidden extras.
  • Group bookings for up to 12 staff members.
  • No travel costs for your staff members.
  • Times & dates can be tailored to fit your business requirements.
  • A regulated and accredited qualification that is nationally recognised.
  • Content can be tailored to your workplace subject to a consultative workplace needs assessment.
  • Highly experienced first aid trainers.
  • Over 15 years of professional experience.

Course Duration:

18 guided learning hours (3 days).

Course Tests:

Practical observations during your training days and a final multi-choice question paper at the end of your course.

Course Qualification:

Candidates who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course and pass the final  multi-choice paper will be awarded an Ofqual approved QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

This is valid for 3 years from the date of the course, you will receive an A4 size certificate and also a wallet/purse size plastic qualification card.

Pre-requisites:

This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a workplace emergency first aider. Candidates between 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, however, they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole first aider.

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

Geographical Coverage:

This qualification is available to candidates in England.

The Qualification can be delivered in other countries however candidates should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice.