QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (UC01G38A)

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Course overview

This is a QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at work taught over one day.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work which is valid for three years.

This is an interactive course where you will be expected to participate in the exercises used to administer first aid. Please do not be put off if you have a disability that makes some of the activities difficult. The tutor will endeavour to ensure that any disability does not prohibit participation.
Where Uckfield Civic Centre, Civic Approach, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1AE.
When Monday, 09:30am - 5:30pm on 17th October 2022 for 1 day.
Cost The full fee is £110.00.

During the course

Safety whilst learning remains a top priority. No resuscitation equipment will be shared and training will include how to keep safe whilst administering First Aid.

What you already need to know

No previous experience needed

What you will learn

To understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider in the workplace
To be able to assess an incident
To be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
To be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
To be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
To be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding
To be able to manage a casualty who is in shock
To be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury
How to deploy an AED
How COVID-19 has changed our approach to safe First Aid practices

How you will learn it

Through a variety of teaching methods including group work, presentation and demonstration, discussion and practical skills application.

You will be assessed during the course on your practical skills and at the end of the course there is a short multiple choice paper to complete and pass. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work which is valid for three years.

Bring to the first session

AS THIS IS A REGULATED QUALSAFE AWARD COURSE, COULD YOU PLEASE BRING ONE FORM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ID WITH YOU.
Bring paper, pen and a clipboard or something to lean on, and wear comfortable clothing.
Please note this course requires a demonstration of competency in administering Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) which involves kneeling on the floor. You may choose to bring a mat / cushion with you. If you are unable to kneel, please inform the tutor who will endeavour to ensure that any disability does not prohibit participation.

Extra study or practice

To consolidate the teaching and learning during the course, there is an expectation that you complete at least 2 hours of post course reading with provided materials.

How to enrol

You can enrol by phoning ACRES' House on 01825 761820 on Monday to Friday between 9:30 am and 4 pm. Alternatively, to register your interest in a course please email adultlearning@acres.org.uk with the course title and your contact details and a member of the team will call you back to enrol you on your chosen course.

Previous students say

"increased confidence, developed new skills"
"It is useful to have this knowledge updated regularly. I am fortunate that I have never needed it, but I feel more confident that I could do it if I had to."
"Mark was so interesting, he had lots of real life stories to tell us that made it easier to relate to possible situations."

Next steps within this subject with ACRES

Looking for a bespoke First Aid course?
ACRES can arrange a course in your workplace with a 15% discount for groups of 8 people.
Learning onsite with colleagues how to deal with those emergency First Aid situations everybody hopes will never happen. Contact us to find out more.

Future steps beyond ACRES

Further information

For information about further courses, please consult your tutor, the ACRES brochure, the ACRES website at www.acreslearning.org.uk or telephone our office on 01825 761820.