QCF Level 3 Award (England, Northern Ireland & Wales)

Qualification title: FAA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF) Unit Code: 600/7380/9

Unit 1 Title: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace Unit Code: A/504/4517

Unit 2 Title: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace Unit Code: F/504/4518

 

Description

It is a requirement of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 that employers provide a safe and healthy environment to work in. If employer’s risk assessments of First Aid requirements highlight the need to maintain the
qualification of their First Aiders, then this course will meet their needs.

This two day course is designed to enable existing first aiders to extend their qualification in line with the Regulations for a further three years. The course may be taken within 3 months of the first aider’s certificate expiry date but must be taken within 28 days of the expiry date.

The course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. In addition, this course will include any protocol changes that may have arisen since their last training course.

 

Duration

A minimum of 12 hours spread over at least two days.

Ideally the course should be run over two consecutive days, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if you so desire providing it is completed within 6 weeks of starting the course.

 

Syllabus

A range of subjects is covered including:

o Legalities, responsibilities and reporting

o Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

o Fractures and spinal injuries

o Control of bleeding

o Poisoning

o Burns

o Epilepsy

o Assessment of the situation

o Shock(including Anaphylaxis)

o Heart attacks

o Head injuries

o Chest injuries

o Asthma

o Stroke

o Resuscitation

o Bandaging

o Choking

o Eye injuries

o Sprains and strains

o Diabetes

 

Certification

Successful qualification on this course is based on practical assessments conducted throughout the course and written test papers each day.

A three year Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required.

 

Numbers

A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course. Learners must be a minimum of 16 years of age.

Before placing your Group Order, please email us at sales@trained2excel.co.uk or call 0800 999 8878 or 07984 455 683 with your specific dates and times.

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