Level 3 First Aid at Work

Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)                                                         3 Day

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This 3 day First Aid at Work (FAW) course is a mandatory requirement for companies with a high hazard environment, larger sized organizations or companies whose risk assessment advised full qualification training for their first aiders. The course covers the HSE syllabus and complies with Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations and the approved code of practice L74 guidelines for the qualification of workplace first aiders.

Delegates will obtain a nationally recognised awarded qualification to the Ofqual standard which compliments your vocational skills.

What you will learn on this course?


  • Introduction to first aid.
  • First Aid in the Workplace.
  • Role and responsibilities of a first aider.
  • Incident Management -Primary and Secondary Survey.
  • Seizures and Epilepsy.
  • Choking.
  • Unconsciousness – Unresponsive casualty.
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.
  • Shock.
  • Bleeding and Wounds.
  • Burns and scalds.
  • Anaphylaxis.
  • Fractures.
  • Muscle and soft tissue injuries.
  • Head and Spinal injuries.
  • Chest injuries.
  • Eye injuries.
  • Poisoning.
  • Heart Attack.
  • Stroke.
  • Epilepsy.
  • Asthma.
  • Diabetes.
Who should attend this course?
  • Persons who are or wish to be dedicated first aiders in workplaces. This intensive 3 day course is for able bodied and focused individuals.
  • Those wishing to thoroughly develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to be an effective first-aider in the workplace.
What are the purposes of this course?
  • To develop knowledge, understanding and skills in the following areas: role and responsibilities of the First Aider; assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, assisting a casualty who is suffering from injury or illness. Recording and reporting.
  • The learner will be able to provide First Aid in the workplace in a prompt, safe and effective manner to meet the requirements of the Health and Safety Executive, (HSE) First Aid regulations.
  • To develop the first aider role in the workplace for personal growth and engagement in learning.
How long does this course take?   

This course is delivered as a 3 day programme (18 hours) of training and assessment to allow learners to be first aiders in the workplace. The qualification lasts for a period of 3 years.  Note: It is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

What type of assessment does this course use?

Our assessment methods for this course may include:

  • Practical Demonstration.
  • Group Discussion.
  • Case study.
  • Observation of learner’s skills.
  • Question and Answer sessions inc’ written assessment.
Where you can take the course?

In-house training:  This course is delivered anywhere in the UK at your premises.

Contact us for your In-house training.

Private Course:  We can organise and deliver your course at the location that suits you.

Contact us for your Private Course.

Open Course: We offer scheduled First Aid at Work courses in different locations: Wimbledon, Waterloo, Croydon and Milton Keynes. Book your Open course.