This Level 3 Regulated Course teaches the essentials of First Aid, preparing you to deal with Workplace Emergencies. This regulated qualification is ideal for those already working or preparing to work within industry wishing to become an Emergency First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982 and subsequent changes including the 2017 updates.
The recommended course duration is 1 day and topics covered include the roles and responsibilities of the Emergency First Aider, assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness and assisting a casualty who is suffering from injury and illness. The qualification is assessed via on-going oral and/or written questioning and practical demonstration.
All successful students will be issued with an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate, detailing their achievement. The HSE dictate, that to be valid in the workplace, learners must retake the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification before the expiry of 3 years from the date that the original qualification was achieved. The HSE state that the full Emergency First Aid at Work qualification must be taken again to be valid in the workplace. Please contact ProTrainings for further information.
All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021 as per the HSE requirements.
Regulated Qualification Details
This course gives learners the opportunity to gain a formally recognised regulated qualification regulate via TQUK and offered via a ProTrainings Approved Training Centre.
Course Title: TQUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)
Credit Value: 1
Occupations That Use This Course (These may not be exclusively marine-oriented occupations)
- Service industries
- Construction and Building
- Forestry (see also our FAW Forestry course)
- High-risk businesses
- Outdoor Pursuits and Exploring
Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace (credit can be given in some cases if already completed recently)
- Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
- Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
- Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
- Identify the need for consent to provide first aid
- Be able to assess an incident
- Conduct a scene survey
- Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
- Summon appropriate assistance when necessary
- Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
- Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Demonstrate CPR using a manikin
- Justify when to place a casualty into the recovery position
- Demonstrate how to place a casualty into the recovery position
- Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is experiencing a seizure
- Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
- Identify when choking is: – mild-severe
- Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
- Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
- Identify the severity of external bleeding
- Demonstrate control of external bleeding
- Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
- Recognise a casualty who is suffering from shock
- Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
- Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries
- Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with: – small cuts – grazes – bruises – small splinters
- Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds