The objective of this qualification is to support learners in becoming emergency first aiders in the workplace. The content of the qualification meets the HSE requirements for training emergency first-aiders.
This course is suitable for lower-risk work environments such as shops or offices and organisations which have less than 100 employees. This is a new qualification and differs from the previous qualification as the assessment regime has changed.
WHAT WILL I STUDY?
The Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work comprises Unit 1 of the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work.
The syllabus consists of eight areas which are briefly outlined below;
Roles and responsibilities – Candidates should understand the terminology used in first aid.
First-aid incidents – Candidates should know how to assess an incident.
Unconscious casualties – Candidates should know how to manage an unconscious casualty.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation – Candidates should know how to manage a casualty who is not breathing normally.
Choking – Candidates should know how to treat a casualty who is choking.
Bleeding – Candidates should know how to manage a casualty who has a bleeding injury.
Shock – Candidates should know how to manage a casualty who is in shock.
Minor injuries – Candidates should know how to treat minor injuries that commonly occur in the workplace.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?