Blackpool

Level 3 First Aid at Work

This course allows trainees to learn all of the relevant first aid skills and procedures within the workplace. 3 days 9am – 5pm

£165 + VAT

Programme Outline

Our Level 3 First Aid at Work course will help to improve your knowledge and understanding of first aid requirements of the workplace. During this 3 days training course, you will learn about cross infection, basic safety equipment use, incident management and how to report emergencies in line with your business regulations. You will also be shown how to appropriately treat someone who is bleeding, choking or suffering from shock. Our experienced trainers will explain the best way to deal with life threatening conditions such as seizures, unconsciousness or a non-breathing casualty. In addition, you will be shown how to handle a situation where the casualty is having a heart attack, anaphylaxis, asthma and cardiac arrest. All students will be assessed by the expert trainers throughout the duration of the course and they will also be given a theoretical and practical knowledge of the subject.

Aims

The aim of the Level 3 First aid at Work is to give students the essential, life-saving skills that will prepare them for basic and urgent medical care in the workplace.

Course Address

North & West Lancashire Chamber of Commerce Fylde Coast Office

1 Lockheed Court, Amy Johnson Way, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 2RN

Objectives

By attending the course, students will be able to:

Describe their role as the first aider and what their duties will be in the workplace. They will also be able to reference the available medical equipment and when these will need to be used

Explain how they should report emergencies in line with their employer’s safety regulations

Demonstrate how to administer medical treatment for a range of situations, including asthma, choking, bleeds, shock, unconsciousness and seizures

Understand the importance of basic hygiene in first aid procedures

Treat patients who have injured their bones, require CPR, had a bang to their head, suffering an anaphylactic shock or breathing problems

Demonstrate effective casualty care, management and movement

Explain how you can quickly and effectively treat someone who’s been crushed, exposed to smoke inhalation, poisoned, burned or has abdominal pain/injury

Who is the programme for?

This course is essential for anyone looking to gain an understanding of first aid in the workplace. The Level 3 First Aid at Work is an essential certification for anyone looking to become the designated first aider in their company.

This course is accredited by FAIB but can be accredited by Qualsafe awards for a small extra fee depending on your needs. Please let us know if you want it to be accredited by Qualsafe when booking. For more information visit our accreditations page.