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First Aid at Work Level 3 (RQF) Requalification

Highfield Awarding Organisation

As with any accredited qualification it is good practice to refresh your knowledge and understanding in any area. However, it is a requirement to do this for first aid every 3 years.

Who should complete the course?

This course is designed for any person currently holding the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work and who wants to continue being a First Aider in the workplace. It also meets any Continuing Professional Development requirements (CPD).

Aims

The aim of this course is to refresh the delegates’ knowledge and skills to be able to continue in the role of a First Aider in the workplace.

Outcomes

By the end of the course, the delegates will have the skills to:

  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of the first aider
  • Assess an incident
  • Recognise signs and symptoms of injury and illness
  • Use CPR
  • Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Assist a casualty who is suffering from major injury or illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries or anaphylaxis
Course Content

Course Content

The Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is comprised 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 are 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

Duration

2 days

Assessment

Practical observation – The practical assessment is completed throughout the course delivery. This ongoing assessment will involve delegates demonstrating practical first aid skills, in addition to Oral questioning – Delegates must provide a short response to set questions and complete a multiple-choice question paper.

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