Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)
This course has been designed for 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.
Assessment is through practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test.
This award sits in the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) and is regulated by Ofqual.
Course materials include a course manual and workbook for your use.
Lunch and refreshments are provided by Rescue Specialist.
The qualification is valid for 3 years.
The course will cover:
- Roles and responsibilities of the first aider
- How to assess an incident
- First aid skills in CPR
- Use of an AED
- Providing first aid to a casualty who is choking
- Dealing with external bleeding and hypovolaemic shock
Delegates must be over 16 years of age and in good medical condition with a reasonable level of fitness.
Candidates under the age of 16 can complete the qualification, however, employers should not rely on those under 16 to be a lone first aider.
Prior Qualifications Required
All equipment will be provided by Rescue Specialist.