Level 3 First Aid at Work

An injury report form, one of the topics covered in our Level 3 First Aid at Work award.Our Level 3 First Aid at Work award is the next step up from our one-day Emergency First Aid at Work course. And there are many good reasons for acquiring this valuable qualification.

It is estimated that 629,000 workers in Britain had an accident at work in 2013/14.

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to ensure employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work.

This includes:

  • Carrying out a risk assessment,
  • Appointing a suitable number of first aiders
  • Providing appropriate first aid training.

Having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement, it is vital for the safety of all staff.

The QA Level 3 First Aid at Work (QCF) qualification is designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace.

Candidates will learn how to manage a range of injuries and illnesses that could occur at work and will be equipped with the skills needed to give emergency first aid.

As a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake lengthy due diligence checks introduced in the recent HSE changes.

What’s Covered in the Level 3 First Aid at Work?

➤ The role and responsibilities of a first aider
➤ Assessing an incident
➤ Managing an unresponsive casualty
➤ CPR
➤ Recovery position
➤ Heart attack
➤ Stroke
➤ Choking
➤ Epilepsy
➤ Asthma
➤ Diabetes
➤ Anaphylaxis
➤ Shock
➤ Head and spinal injuries
➤ Chest injuries
➤ Wounds and bleeding
➤ Fractures
➤ Sprains, strains and dislocations
➤ Minor injuries
➤ Burns and scalds
➤ Poisoning
➤ Eye injuries

In short…

qualsafe ofqual ◆ It’s a three day course
◆ The certificate is valid for three years
◆ It meets OFSTED requirements

Book your First Aid at Work course