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Course price:
£210 plus vat
Event location:
Unit 3d, The Enterprise Centre, Ludgershall, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 9FA
Parking:
Free parking is available at the venue

Course Information

First Aid at Work

The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is a two-unit, three-day course that will enable successful candidates to act as a first aider in their workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981.

This First Aid training course is the comprehensive level first aid course for training individuals to act as first aiders within the workplace, it is an 3 day (18 hour) course, designed to equip a person to take on the full role of a workplace first aider with comprehensive skills as per Health & Safety recommended guidelines. This qualification certifies the first aider for a 3 year period from date of qualification. The course is both informative, and fun, and delegates are actively encouraged to contribute (we don’t like death by powerpoint any more than the next), and student feedback indicates we’re doing it right.

This Accredited Level 3 course is ideal for lower risk businesses, in line with the Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981.

Topics covered
Day 1:
  • Role of first aiders
  • Legal Framework
  • First Aid Boxes and their contents
  • Casualty assessment
  • Incident assessment
  • Care of unconscious casualties (Recovery Position)
  • Epilepsy
  • Shock
  • Cardiac arrest and CPR
  • Use of an AED*
  • Choking
  • Burns
  • Minor wound treatment
  • Major Wound Treatment
  • Bandage techniques
Day 2:
  • Breathing & Respiration
  • Asthma
  • Angina
  • Chest Wounds
  • Crush Injuries
  • Eye Injuries
  • Fracture management
  • Spinal injury management
Day 3:
  • Poisoning
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Head Injuries
Assessment
  1. Complete and pass a multi-choice test paper
  2. Practical assessments are carried out during the course.
Candidates must demonstrate competence in the following:
  • Recovery position
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation with external bleeding and shock
  • Choking
  • Management of fractures
  • Secondary survey
Certification
On passing the assessments and the multiple-choice papers each candidate will be issued a Level 3 First Aid at Work Accredited Certificate.  The certificate is valid for 3 years.  Under the current guidelines, it is strongly recommended that first aid trained staff attend a half-day update every twelve months.

Course Duration

3 Days

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Course Benefits

There are many benefits to taking your health and safety training with Southwest Training and Consultancy.

Build knowledge

We want you to leave our course with the knowledge and confidence to be able to put your new-found skills and ideas into practice within your organisation.

Inform

Our fully approved and accredited courses are continually revised and updated to reflect the latest legislation and best practice guidance from the HSE.

Engage

We will provide you training that is engaging by reducing the negative perception of health and safety. No more ‘death by PowerPoint’ All our courses are designed to allow you to fully engage during your time with us.

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Our mission is to keep you and your business safe by improving your health and safety knowledge through training.

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Unit 3d, The Enterprise Centre, Ludgershall, Andover, Wiltshire, SP119FA, United Kingdom

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