Course overview:

The object of this course is to support learners in becoming first aiders in the workplace. This course meets the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) requirements for training emergency first aiders in those organisations that have identified that their staff need to be trained to this level within their first aid needs assessment.

During the course you will cover topics such as roles and responsibilities of the first aider and how to assess an incident and recognise signs and symptoms of injury and illness.

It also covers first aid skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis.

Topics covered include:

  • Understand the roles and responsibility of a first aider
  • Be able to asses an incident
  • Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries
  • Be able to conduct a secondary survey
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joint
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness

Prerequisites:

For this qualification learners must be a minimum age of 14 years old.

Must be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken English.

Assessment:

Assessment is by way of a practical and multiple choice assessment, for IQA reasons some assessments may be filmed for quality purposes.

Certification:

At the end of the Highfield L3 First Aid at Work Course you will receive a certificate as proof of attendance outlining the course training objectives.

Course Duration:

Our Highfield L3 First Aid at Work Courses run for 3 days.

Accommodation:

Accommodation is not included, however this is available in the nearby towns / villages of Charmouth, Lyme Regis or Axminster. The links below provide a good selection, but early bookings are highly recommended, especially if visiting during peak season.

https://www.hotels.uk.com/uk/dorset/hotels-in-charmouth
https://www.hotels.uk.com/uk/dorset/cheap-bed-and-breakfast-in-charmouth
http://www.lymeregis.org
https://www.booking.com

Cost:

£175 GBP (including VAT)

  • Highfield L3 FAW Course
    20th September - 22nd September 2021
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  • Highfield L3 FAW Course
    15th November - 17th November 2021
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  • Highfield L3 FAW Course
    14th February - 16th February 2022
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