Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work

Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work

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Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work

The Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work Course is specifically for those who want to become the first aider in the workplace. The First Aid at Work Course is designed for larger or high-risk organisations and meets the requirements laid down by the HSE for organisations that have deemed it necessary that they have first aiders trained to this level.

Who is the Course For?

The Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work Course is aimed at learners who wish to become first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training 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
  • Unconscious casualties (including seizure)
  • 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
  • Bones, joint and muscle injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Eye injuries
  • Sudden poisoning
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Heart Attacks
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes

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

603/2132/5

Course Duration

18 contact hours

Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over 3-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 2 contact days, typically 09:30 - 16:30

Delivery Type

Face-to-Face

Can be delivered as a blended learning course (2-contact days and e-learning)

Maximum Learners Per Tutor

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

Assessment Method

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

Re-Qualification

The Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work Certificates are valid for 3-years. First Aiders must take a 2-day Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work Re-qualification Course to maintain their qualification.

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

Booking an onsite course

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form by clicking here