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First Aid at Work – Level 3

Duration  – 3 days (18 hours)
It is a requirement of the Health & Safety law that employers provide a safe and healthy environment to work in. If your assessment of first aid requirements in your business highlights the need for qualified first aiders, then this level 3 qualification (level 6 in Scotland) will provide you with suitable, well- trained personnel.


This comprehensive three-day course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with those situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. In addition, this course will include any protocol  changes that may have arisen since their last training course.

The course will give the participants a qualification to the highest level of First Aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course delegates will have covered a wide range of subjects including:

  • Legalities, responsibilities, first aid provision and reporting  
  • Bandaging
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Heart attacks
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Head injuries
  • Fractures and spinal injuries  ‍
  • Chest injuries
  • Control of bleedin
  • ‍Asthma
  • Poisoning
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Eye injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Sprains and strains  
  • Resuscitation and AED awareness  
  • Diabetes

Assessment and Certification

Practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment. A three year, Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Level 6 in Scotland) will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.

This qualification is valid for 3 years.

On-site and Open Courses

Book an on-site course for up to 12 delegates at your own premises, alternatively book onto one of our open courses. All our course prices include registration, certification and booklet.


It is my sincere wish — and hope — that the day will come in the not far distant future — when the protecting arms of Universal Safety will spread out over all industry and reach directly the millions of workers who make industry possible. -Charles M. Schwab, "New Values in Industry," 1929

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