Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

Is for the learner to attain knowledge and practical competences required to deal with a range of workplace first aid situations. It provides learners with the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding to enable them to provide appropriate care and manage life threatening conditions, minor illness and injuries. Learners will have the knowledge and skills required to provide Emergency First Aid in an occupational setting in a prompt, safe and effective manner to meet the requirements of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) First Aid Regulations. The objectives of the qualification include supporting a 3 role in the workplace and giving learners personal growth and engagement in learning. The qualification is usually delivered as a one-day programme of training and assessment for learners in work or preparing to work to allow them be first aiders in the workplace (low risk environments). If used for the purposes of meeting HSE requirements then this qualification is valid for three years, after which learners will need to repeat the qualification. It is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work

Is aimed at learners already working or preparing to work in industry. The qualification is usually delivered as a three-day programme of training and assessment for learners to allow them to be first aiders in the workplace. The qualification has recommended course duration of three days. The course duration may be increased to meet additional learning needs if required but not reduced. The qualification develops learners’ knowledge, understanding and skills in the following areas: roles and responsibilities of the First Aider; assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness, chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis. The objectives of the qualification include supporting a role in the workplace and giving learners personal growth and engagement in learning. If this qualification is being used to meet the requirements of the HSE then it is valid for three years, after which learners will need to repeat the qualification, however it is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

The qualification is for learners to attain the knowledge and practical competences required to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations.it is designed for learners looking to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of first aid to enable them to provide care and manage life-threatening conditions, illness and injuries in early years settings. It offers the opportunity for those involved in early years settings to provide quality and effective first aid care. This qualification lasts for a period of 3 years, after which learners will need to repeat the qualification. However, it is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually