Course Information

This qualification is for those undertaking the role of a first aider in the workplace. The QNUK Level 3 Award in First aid at Work (RQF) has been developed in conjunction with other AOs and supports employers to meet their requirements under the Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981. (NI 1982)

This qualification is valid for three years under the certificate that is received upon completion of the course, after which delegates are needed to complete a 2-day refresher course (prior to the expiry date of their certificate).

Level 3 First Aid Training

Syllabus 1

  • The Roles and Responsibilities of a First Aider
  • Patient Assessment
  • The Unconscious Casualty
  • Resuscitation (Including the use of an AED/Defibrillator)
  • The Choking Casualty
  • Bleeding and Wound Management
  • Shock Management
  • Minor Injuries

Syllabus 2

  • The Secondary Survey
  • Injuries to Bones, Muscles and Joints
  • Suspected Head and Spinal Injuries
  • Chest Injuries

Syllabus 3

  • Burns and Scalds
  • Eye Injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Suspected Major Illnesses

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