Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work

COURSE OVERVIEW

This is a course for those people wishing to gain a Level 3 qualification in First Aid at Work. It is certified by Highfield. Candidates that successfully complete this course will be able to act as the first aider in the work place.

This qualification is a three day course which is composed of two units: Unit 1 – Emergency First Aid in the workplace Unit 2 – Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the workplace.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work comprises of two units which cover the following topics:

Unit 1 – Emergency First Aid in the Workplace

  • the roles and responsibilities
  • assess an incident
  • unconscious casualties who are breathing normally
  • unconscious casualties who is not breathing normally including cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • choking
  • external bleeding
  • shock
  • minor injuries

Unit 2 – Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the workplace.

  • conduct a secondary survey
  • injuries to bones, joints and muscles
  • head and spinal injuries
  • chest injuries
  • burns and scalds
  • eye injuries
  • sudden poisoning
  • anaphylaxis
  • major illnesses

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?

3 days

It is mandatory requirement that candidates should be requalified every 3 years.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Practical assessment, activities and an examination.


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