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First Aid at Work

First Aid at Work

First aid training helps employees learn to be more conscious of safety in the workplace.

Duration: Typically over three days, with a minimum contact time of 18 hours. 

Qualification: Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

Who is this for?

This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.

Topics covered

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Incident assessment
  • CPR and the management of unresponsive casualties
  • Recovery Position
  • Heart attacks, strokes, choking, epilepsy, diabetes and asthma
  • Anaphylaxis, shock, injuries the spine, head, and chest
  • Fractures, strains, and dislocations
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns, scalds, poisoning, and eye injuries

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test.