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Level 3

First Aid at Work

This course is designed for anyone who has or seeks to have a responsibility for First Aid in the workplace. It is a requirement under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 that your workplace must provide adequate and appropriate first aid provisions, facilities and people to enable employees to receive immediate help should they become ill or injured at work. Anyone wishing to undertake this course must be in general good health and physically fit.

Cost per person: £145.00 (includes refreshments)

Course Content:

  • Managing an Incident
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treatment of Fractures, Eye Injuries, Burns, Electrical Injuries
  • Treatment of Wounds and Blood Loss
  • Cause and Treatment of Unconsciousness
  • Heart Attacks
  • Purchasing Supplies and Maintaining a First Aid Box
  • Simple Record Keeping and Reporting Procedures

After 3 years, learners may want to refresh their certificate on a first aid refresher course. This course allows learners to gain the competence of first aid in the workplace, meaning they can give immediate help to employees who become ill or injured at work.

Although there are no formal entry requirements for this course, you must be aged 16 or above to attend.

All attendees are required to provide photographic identification, failure to do so prior to the start of the course will result in you not being able to sit the course.

Candidates attend a 3 day training programme which is held at Selby College or for a minimum of 6 people can be delivered at your premises. Each candidate must undertake a practical assessment on the final day of the course. Assessment includes: integrated training and assessment (ITA), training and assessment, case studies, oral questioning, written question and answer test/exam, role play simulation, practical demonstration and group discussion.