Emergency First Aid at Work

Optimised Training Centre Birmingham
1 Guildford Street
Birmingham
B19 2HN
TELEPHONE: 0121 2408002

LEVEL 3 AWARD IN FIRST AID AT WORK

It is a requirement of the Health and Safety (first aid) regulations 1981 that employers should 

provide a safe and healthy environment for their employees. This comprehensive one-day course 

covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with an emergency 

situation with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.This course will give the participants 

a qualification to the highest level.

 

 

SYLLABUS

The training includes:

  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Control of bleeding and bandaging
  • Resuscitation
  • Chest and abdominal injuries
  • Strains and Sprains
  • Asthma
  • Heart Attack and Angina
  • Choking
  • Head injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy

If your organisation has a specific area of training that is not included, or you require a more in-depth session,

then we can accommodate you by providing additional training in that particular subject.

 

DURATION

A minimum of 6 hours. One day course.

 

CERTIFICATION

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor along with a multiple choice question paper at the end of each day.

A Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Level 6 in Scotland), valid for 3 years will be issued to the learner,

subject to successful assessment. The new changes mean that external assessors are no longer required

but can be organised.

 

NUMBERS

A maximum of 12 learners can be accommodated on this course and all learners must be a minimum of

16 years of age. Bigger groups can be catered for, but the ratio must not exceed 12 students per instructor.

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