Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 (RQF)

Course Information

  • Course Code: FC326
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Validated by: QA
  • Price: £55.00

Start Dates

  • Friday, 18 February 2022
  • Monday, 07 March 2022
  • Monday, 11 April 2022
  • Monday, 16 May 2022
  • Friday, 10 June 2022
  • Monday, 11 July 2022

Do you have the First Aiders you need within your workplace or school? Maybe you have too many, maybe you have too little. To help you ensure you are employing the correct number of First Aiders within the workplace we have launched a First Aid calculator. This calculator will simply allow you to calculate how many First Aiders you need and the levels of training they require. Please click here to use this facility - https://www.qualsafeawards.org/calculator/5f2cd29caf9ea730c8baf6c4f9a9472f

This 6 hour course is designed for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide First Aid when dealing with an emergency situation.

Please note we can deliver this course for a group on your premises or here at College for a minimum of 8 and maximum of 12 candidates this is priced at £450.00 per group (additional travel costs apply).

What will I study?

The aim of the qualification is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations. Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of the first aider.

This course comprises of one mandatory unit:

Unit one:

Emergency First Aid in the Workplace.

  1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
  2. Be able to assess an incident.
  3. Provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty.
  4. Provide first aid to a casualty who is choking.
  5. Provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding.
  6. Provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock.
  7. Provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries.

The course will be delivered through a flexible approach to teaching considering the learners speed and abilities, in learning style, to make the learning experience more interesting and enjoyable. This helps stimulate and maximise theological knowledge and practical application.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but learners should possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements of the qualification.

How will I be assessed?

The following are the methods of assessment for the Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification:

Practical assessments – these are observed by the trainer throughout the one-day course 

There are four practical assessments:

  1. CPR and safe use of an AED
  2. Choking Casualty
  3. Unconscious Casualty
  4. Wounds, Bleeding and Shock

Theory Assessment – there is one multiple choice written assessment paper.

On success completion of the course candidates will be awarded the Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Qualification, which is valid for a period of 3 years, within which time the learner will need to re-take the course and assessments to remain qualified.

What can I do next?

We have offer a wide range of First Aid courses, click here for further information.

Download our NEBOSH, IOSH and First Aid Course Leaflet 

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk