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First Aid at Work Courses

Level 3 First Aid at Work Qualification

The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, specifically designed for those who are appointed to act as a first aider in their workplace.

Duration

Minimum 18 hours (3 days) delivery time which consists of both theory and practical sessions.

Syllabus

During this 3 day course, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to confidently deal with a variety of first aid situations. Topics include:

  • Role of the first aider

  • Managing an unresponsive casualty

  • Seizures

  • Adult CPR

  • Heart attacks

  • Choking

  • Head and spinal injuries

  • Sprains, Strains, Dislocations, Fractures

  • Poisoning

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Burns and Scalds

  • Wounds and Bleeding

  • Eye injuries

  • Diabetic emergency

  • Asthma

  • Use of a Defibrillator

Assessments and Certification

Continuous assessment throughout the course plus practical assessments and 2 theory multiple choice questions papers. Successful learners will receive a Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work certificate which is valid for 3 years as well as a plastic aide memoire.

Level 3  Emergency First Aid at Work Qualification

The Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, to provide first aid in a range of emergency first aid situations. It is also ideal for people who have to provide basic first aid in a voluntary or community activities, such as Scout groups.

Duration

Minimum of 6 hours delivery time which consists of both theory and practical sessions.

Syllabus

During this 1 day course, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to confidently deal with a range of emergency first aid situations, including:

  • Role of a first aider

  • Managing an unresponsive casualty

  • CPR

  • Choking

  • Shock

  • Wounds and bleeding

  • Seizures

  • Burns and Scalds

  • Use of defibrillator

Assessment and Certification

3 Practical Assessments and 1 Theory multiple choice question paper. Successful learners will receive a Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work certificate which is valid for 3 years, as well as a plastic aide memoire.

Level 3 Paediatric First Aid Qualification

The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, to provide first aid to children and babies. This qualification fulfils Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early years teachers, nursery workers and childminders (as defined within the Statutory Framework for Early Years Foundation Stage and within the Child Care Register Guide).

 

Duration

Minimum 12 hours (2 days)

 

Syllabus

During this 2-day course learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to confidently deal with any first aid emergency involving children or babies, including:

  • Unresponsive casualty

  • CPR

  • Choking

  • Bleeding

  • Meningitis

  • Seizures

  • Head injuries

  • Fractures

  • Asthma

  • Anaphylaxis and more

 

Assessment and Certification

The course is continually assessed and includes practical assessments and multiple choice questions.

Successful learners will receive a Level 3 Paediatric First Aid Certificate which is valid for 3 years.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid Qualification

This 1 day course focuses on emergency first aid scenarios that may occur when looking after babies and young children.

This course is for people working with and caring for babies and young children.

 

Duration

Minimum 6 hours (1 day)

Syllabus

During this 1 day course learners will understand the role and responsibilities of the emergency paediatric first aider. You will also learn how to help a baby or child who is:

  • unresponsive and breathing normally

  • unresponsive and not breathing normally

  • having a seizure

  • choking

  • suffering from shock

  • bleeding 

 

Assessment and certification

Practical and theory assessments throughout the course.

Learners will receive an Emergency Paediatric First Aid Certificate, valid for 3 years.

 

Important additional information

In line with Ofsted Early Years and Childcare Register requirements, at least one person who has a current full paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises and always available when children are present, and must accompany children on outings. Childminders, and any assistant who might be in sole charge of the children for any period, must hold a current full paediatric first aid certificate.

Level 2 Award in CPR and Automated External Defibrillation

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides learners with the knowledge and practical competencies needed to safely perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

 

The Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities to provide first aid and/or use an AED in an emergency.

 

Duration

 (Half day)

Syllabus

During this half day course, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to administer effective CPR and use an AED when dealing with an emergency.

Topics covered include:

  • CPR

  • Chest Pain

  • Unresponsive Casualty

  • Choking

  • Safe use of an AED

  • Using an AED on a child,

  • AED maintenance and more.

Assessment and Certification

The course is continually assessed and includes practical assessments and multiple choice questions.

Successful learners will receive a certificate which is valid for 1 year.

First Aid at Work Annual Refresher

HSE guidelines state that employers should ensure their first aiders remain competent to perform their role. As such, it is strongly recommended that first aiders undertake annual refresher training to practise their skills and update their knowledge on the latest first aid procedures.

 

The First Aid at Work Annual Refresher qualification is specifically designed to allow qualified first aiders to update their first aid skills yearly, until requalification training is required.

 

Course Duration and Syllabus

This 3-hour course will leave learners with renewed confidence having had the opportunity to practise essential first aid procedures, including:

  • Managing an unresponsive casualty

  • CPR

  • Wounds and bleeding

  • Shock

  • Choking

  • Seizures

Assessment and Certification

Continuous Assessment throughout the 3 hours.

Learners will receive a certificate to show they have attended the course.

"First Aid isn't about ticking a box, it's about saving lives"

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