This course aims to provide comprehensive training and support to enable participants to become qualified emergency first aiders in the workplace.
Our program has been designed in accordance with your health professions body’s standards for first aid in the healthcare setting, as well as fulfilling the HSE requirements for emergency first-aiders in organisations where staff training at this level is necessary.
Our primary objective is to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to competently and efficiently respond to emergency situations.
This course will help you provide essential assistance to colleagues and clients alike during medical emergencies, and ensure the safety and wellbeing of all individuals involved. By the end of the training, you will have the confidence and expertise to offer vital first aid support, making you a valuable asset to your workplace.
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* Not all professional associations accept this as CPD.
This course will teach you how to help someone if they are sick or hurt. You will learn about what a first aider does and how to check what happened. You will also learn how to give first aid for different problems like CPR, using an AED, helping someone who is choking, stopping bleeding, and dealing with shock.
On this interactive 1 day practical course you wil learn:
- The roles and responsibilities of the first aider
- First aid in my clinic
- How to assess an incident
- The recovery position
- Recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness
- CPR and the use of an AED
- Anaphylaxis and Auto-injectors
- Providing first aid to a casualty who is choking
- Dealing with life threatening bleeding and shock
This award is aimed at learners who wish to become emergency first-aiders in the workplace.
It meets the requirements for training emergency first-aiders in organisations that have identified staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.
You don’t need formal qualifications to join the course, but you should be able to read and write English at a basic level.
You must be over 14 years old.
This qualification is assessed by the following two methods:
- Practical assessment – You must demonstrate the practical first aid skills, as indicated within the Highfield assessment paperwork, CPD, etc.
- Theory assessment – You must answer 15 multiple-choice questions as outlined within the assessment paperwork. The pass mark is 75% 11/15.
You will receive a Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) upon successfully completing the course. We send you a hard copy by post, and an e-certificate electronically for your files.
The course is typically delivered over 1 day, or 2 evenings, depending on your mode of study and your pace as a learner.
The total qualification time for this qualification is 7 hours and of this 6 are recommended as guided learning hours.
Paul holds a Masters in Eduction, and teaches and practices Acupuncture, Tuina, massage in Longfield, Kent. He has practices in Kent, is a senior first aid instructor for the Rugby Football Union, and set up and runs the new Ash Green Multi-Bed unit Read more ….
You will receive full acess to any online VLE elements of the course.
Reviews of techniques covered.
All downloadable free first aid resources, available HERE.
This is an externally quality assured Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF).