First aid Courses

Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) - 13th/14th March 2019 - Bannatyne Whitworth Street (L3FAWB-98)


Description

From 2017 the HSE amended the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations to include blended learning as a legitimate means of delivering first aid qualifications in the UK. This means that a portion of the theory content can be completed online before attending practical classroom based sessions. This E-learning module must be completed as a pre-requisite before attending the classroom sessions.

Qualification Purpose

The purpose of the qualification is for the learner to attain knowledge and practical competences required to deal with a range of workplace first aid situations. The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) is aimed at learners already working or preparing to work in industry.

This qualification is delivered over an 18 hour period. This comprises of 6 hours of e-learning content followed by a 12 hour (2 day) practical classroom session.

The qualification develops learners’ knowledge, understanding and skills in the following areas: roles and responsibilities of the First Aider; assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness, chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis. The objectives of the qualification include supporting a role in the workplace and giving learners personal growth and engagement in learning.

If this qualification is being used to meet the requirements of the HSE then it is valid for three years, after which learners will need to repeat the qualification, however it is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

Content
  • Welcome
  • Unit 1 - Emergency first aid in the workplace
  • 1. Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2. The Scene Assessment
  • 3. Provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
  • 4. Recognise and manage a choking casualty
  • 5. Provide first aid to a casualty with major bleeding
  • 6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
  • 7. Provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries.
  • Unit 2 - Management of serious injury or illness
  • 1. Be able to conduct a secondary survey
  • 2. Provide first aid to bone, joint and muscle injury
  • 3. Provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head/spine injury
  • 4. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with a chest injury.
  • 5. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
  • 6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
  • 7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
  • 8. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with Anaphylaxis
  • 9. Understand how to manage a casualty suffering from a major illness.
  • E-learning assessment
  • Course assessment
  • Post Course Feedback Survey (E-learning)
  • Classroom Training (2 DAYS)
  • Classroom Training sessions
Completion rules
  • You must complete the test "Course assessment"