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HABC Emergency First Aid at Work Award (Level 3)

Key course information

Health & Safety and Licensing

20/07/2020

1 day

Part time

85.00

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Course Overview


This one-day, Level 3 qualification is aimed at those intending to respond as an emergency first aider in the workplace, in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. This course will enable you to apply best practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of those suffering from injuries and ill health in the workplace.


What will I learn?


Students will learn about understanding the roles and responsibilities of an emergency first aider, assessing an incident and managing an unresponsive casualty who may or may not be breathing normally. You will also learn about identifying and assisting a casualty who is choking and managing a casualty who is wounded and bleeding, in shock or has a minor injury.

Entry Requirements


There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


Assessment is through practical observation and oral questioning carried out during the course where you will demonstrate the application of the correct first aid techniques.

Additional Costs and Information


Please note that the awarding body’s’ minimum required contact hours for this qualification are six hours, therefore students should ensure that they are available to attend the full course as scheduled. Those enrolling will be sent a course book prior to the course and a minimum of two hours pre-course reading is recommended for you to benefit the most out of the course. Please ensure to bring the following to the training, your course book and one of the following photographic identification options for assessment purposes. If you are an employer wanting to enrol one or more employees?onto this course or you would like any additional information please contact 0845 345 2235 or email?BusinessDevelopment@wiltshire.ac.uk

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Health & Safety and Licensing


Career Opportunities

  • Safety Officer
  • Health and Safety Manager

626,000 injuries occurred at work in 201718, up from 609,000 in 201617

Workplace injuries & ill health cost £15 billion per year

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