Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

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Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Course is specifically for those individuals who are to become an emergency first-aider in the workplace. This one-day qualification meets the requirements of both the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.

Who is the Course For?

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Course is aimed at learners who wish to become emergency first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training emergency first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment. 

Syllabus

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Primary survey
  • Unresponsive breathing casualty
  • Seizures
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Choking casualties
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Casualties suffering from shock
  • Minor injuries, including small cuts, grazes & bruises and small splinters
  • Minor burns and scalds

Prerequisites

It is recommend that learners are a minimum of 14 years of age.

Learners between 14-16 years can undertake the course, however they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole first aider.

It is also advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English.

Learners are required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore learners must be physically capable of doing this.

Awarding Body

Highfield Qualifications

Qualification Code

603/2133/7

Course Duration

6 contact hours

Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over 1-day, 09:30 – 16:30

This course can be delivered via blended learning, where 1/3rd of the course is delivered online prior to the face-to-face session, which would be run over 4 contact hours, typically 09:00 -13:15

Delivery Type

Face-to-Face

Can be delivered as a blended learning course (4-contact hours and e-learning)

Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Course has a maximum learner to tutor ratio of 12:1

Assessment Method

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Course is assessed through practical assessment and multiple-choice assessment

Re-Qualification

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Certificates are valid for 3-years. Emergency First Aiders must retake the Emergency First Aid at Work Course to maintain their qualification

It is also strongly recommended by the HSE that all First Aiders undergo annual refresher training