First Aid at Work [QA Level 3 - RQF]

Did you know that an estimated 609,000 workers in Britain sustained an injury at work in 2016/17?

The health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive  immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid training. However, having the current first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement,  it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff!

The First Aid at Work [QA Level 3 – RQF] qualification is a specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. Successful candidates will learn how to manage a range of injuries and illnesses that could occur at work and will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give emergency first aid

What’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks

The First Aid at Work Syllabus Includes:

  • The role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Strokes
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Sprains, strain and dislocations
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Eye injuries

Students are assessed throughout the course through a series of practical and theory assessments, designed to test learner knowledge and competence. Upon successful completion of this course and assessments, certificates will be valid for 3 years.

*Under the current guidelines it is strongly recommend that first aid trained staff attend an update every twelve months, before completing full re-qualification training at the three year point.

Costs

Group Class

We can attend and conduct a course in your work place. This proves popular in some workplaces so as to minimise disruption to the workforce

The cost of the refresher is £1500.00, when run at your venue. This is for a group of up to 12 candidates and includes certification and a manual.

Open Course Classes

These are courses where you can attend or send your employees to, to acquire the qualification

£210.00pp

All work taken, outside of the M25 will have an additional £30 travel fee included to the overall invoice