SFJ Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

Course Length

3 DAYS

Course Cost

$650

Course Location

UK, USA, Thailand, Lebanon

Course Information

The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) meets The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 in respect of First Aid at Work. It is aimed at individuals who intend to develop and gain formal recognition of their knowledge, understanding and skills of first aid at work. The course duration is a minimum of 3 days.
As all employers are required by law to have first aid provision for their employees, this qualification is appropriate for all individuals working or intending to work at any organisational level.
Through completing the two mandatory units, all learners will cover the essentials of first aid at work. This includes roles and responsibilities, incident assessment and casualty management with referring to the following conditions: unresponsiveness, choking, external bleeding, shock and minor injuries. Learners will also cover the administration of first aid to casualties with more severe conditions including burns, scalds, poisoning, anaphylaxis, suspected major illness and injuries affecting: bones, muscles, joints, head, spine, chest and eye(s).

Qualification

SFJ Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

Duration

3 Days

Level

3

Skill Prerequisites

Good Understanding For English

Qualification number

603/2432/6

Topics

Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace

  • ¬†Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • Identify the need for consent to provide first aid
  • Summon appropriate assistance when necessary
  • Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Justify when to place a casualty into the recovery position
  • Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty experiencing a (generalised) seizure
  • Identify when choking is:
    • Mild
    • Severe
  • Identify the severity of external bleeding
  • Recognise a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with:
    • Small Cuts
    • Grazes
    • Bruises
    • Small
    • Splinters
  • Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds.

Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace

  • Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history
  • Recognise suspected:
    • Fractures and dislocations
    • Sprains and strains
  • Identify how to administer first aid for:
    • Fractures and dislocations
    • Sprains and strains
  • Recognise a suspected:
    • Head injury
    • Spinal injury
  • Identify how to administer first aid for a suspected head injury
  • Recognise a suspected:
    • Flail chest
    • Penetrating chest injury
  • Identify how to administer first aid for a:
    • Flail chest
    • Penetrating chest injury
  • Identify the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds
  • Identify how to administer first aid for burns involving:
    • Dry heat
    • Wet heat
    • Electricity
    • Chemicals
  • Identify how to administer first aid for eye injuries involving:
    • Dust
    • Chemicals
    • Embedded objects
  • Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body
  • Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning
  • Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning
  • Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis
  • Recognise suspected anaphylaxis
  • Identify how to administer first aid for a casualty suffering from anaphylaxis
  • Recognise suspected:
    • Heart Attack
    • Stroke
    • Epileptic seizure
    • Asthma attack
    • Diabetic emergency