First Aid at Work - Level 3 Award

Lifesaving skills for responding to emergencies with confidence

Who is it for?

Nominated personnel tasked with responding to accident or incident situations, where emergency first aid needs to be administered swiftly and with confidence.  

What will I learn?
  • The theory and practice of First Aid in emergency situations
  • Recognition of signs and symptoms to assess and apply the right treatment 
  • How to respond positively to emerging situations in a calm and competent manner

Course Details

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Member: £249
  • Non-Member: £293

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Course Overview
  • Role and responsibilities of the first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing situations:
    • the unresponsive casualty and Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
    • a choking casualty
    • a casualty with external bleeding
    • a casualty who is in shock
    • a casualty with a minor injury
  • Conducting a secondary survey
  • Administering first aid to a casualty with:
    • bone/muscle/joint injuries
    • suspected head and spinal injuries
    • chest injuries, burns and scalds
    • eye injuries
    • sudden poisoning and anaphylaxis
    • a suspected major illness


Delegates will complete various practical tests in first aid and a theory assessment. Successful completion leads to achievement of the First Aid at Work Award, valid for three years after which you must attend a requalification course to retain certification. First Aid Skills – Annual Refreshers are recommended. Please note a reasonable standard of written and spoken English is required in order to pass the assessments.

Course Dates
Course commences;

4 September 2017
25 September 2017
23 October 2017
13 November 2017
4 December 2017
8 January 2018
29 January 2018
19 February 2018
12 March 2018
23 April 2018
14 May 2018
4 June 2018
25 June 2018
16 July 2018
6 August 2018
28 August 2018

Company Sponsored Option

This course is also available as a company sponsored option which is for your delegates only, this is a flexible solution and can be tailored to reflect your business needs, delivered on a date, time and place to suit you - please contact us.

Group Discounts

Take advantage of these discounts when booking this course;

5% off for 2-3 people
8% off for 4-5 people
12% off for 6 or more people

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