Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) | Classroom
The Emergency First Aid at Work course aims to teach participants the basic aspects of dealing with emergencies, with an emphasis on those occurring in the workplace. Handling ‘Life-Threatening’ situations are covered, as well as recognising and responding to some of the more common ailments that may be encountered in the workplace, giving essential lifesaving skills to deal with an incident until professional help arrives.
To demonstrate the essential basic life support skills, we encourage participants to take an active role in the practical acquisition of these skills. We believe this approach helps participants build their confidence, gain practical experience, and further their knowledge to be able to deal with an incident.
The course consists of one unit:
Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
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Who is it for?
Anyone can attend this course but it is predominantly for those employees given the role of the Emergency First Aider.
This course is also ideal for individuals, lone workers and employees of smaller organisations that are low risk.
Those attending our First Aid at Work Course need to be suitable and fit to attend as there are practical elements to the course.
Learners need to be over the age of 14.
What will delegates get from the Emergency First Aid at work Course?
Upon successful completion the delegates will be able to add the following to the business:
- Have an understanding of your role and responsibilities as a emergency first aider
- Be able to assess an incident
- Be able to conduct CPR
- Be able to provide aid to a bleeding casualty
- Be able to administer first aid to a choking casualty
Benefits of holding the NEBOSH General Certificate course include:
- Enhance your career progression
- It’s a great team-building exercise.
- You will gain confidence
- You will be able to save a life with the skills gained
Why choose Southwest Health and Safety?
- High quality training
- We have above national average pass rates on all our courses including NEBOSH and IOSH.
- We are competitively priced.
- We offer interest free payment plans of 3, 6 and 9 months on all courses. Call us to enquire on +44 (0)1264 874 466.
- Members of the Armed Forces are eligible to use their Standard Learning Credits (SLC) on our First Aid courses.
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What is covered on the Emergency First Aid course syllabus?
- First Aid Priorities
- Managing Incidents
- Basic Life Support
- Examination of a Casualty
- Control of Bleeding
- Burns and Scalds
- First Aid Kits
- Recording and Reporting
How is the EFAW course assessed?
Practical assessments are carried out during the day. Candidates must demonstrate competence in the following:
- Recovery position
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation with external bleeding and shock
Candidates must also complete a 15 question multi-choice test paper.
How long is the course?
1 day in the classroom.
How much does the course cost?
£135 plus vat for the classroom course.
- This cost includes the tuition, examination and certification of the course.
**Important information for students using ELC funding**
ELC funding received for ELCAS approved courses only includes the following tuition, examination and certification fees, and VAT in the course cost as per ELCAS and MOD regulations.
Any students using ELC funding will be sent a separate invoice to cover the cost of the study materials required for the course they are attending.
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Payment plans are available on request. Please contact us to discuss your options.
On passing the assessments and the multiple-choice paper each candidate will be issued a Level 3 Emergency 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.
What funding is available for the Emergency First Aid at Work course?
Members of the Armed Forces are able to use their Standard Learning Credits (SLC) to fund up to 80% of the course cost up to £175.
To find out more about funded courses, go to our Armed Forces Section of the website.
How do I book the Emergency First Aid at Work course?
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