Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Blended Learning

Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Blended Learning

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Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Blended Learning

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Course is delivered using a mix of eLearning and face-to-face delivery and 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.

Emergency First Aid at Work Public Course Dates

Please fee below all the Public Emergency First Aid at Work Courses we have planned. These are likely to be accredited through the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) and are likely to be face-to-face.

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

2-hours eLearning

4-hours Face-to-Facenormally, 09:30 – 16:30

Delivery Type

Blended Learning, eLearning and Face-to-Face

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