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


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This Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) Level 3 Award qualification is designed for individuals who wish to act as an emergency first aider in their workplace.

Upon successful completion of this Emergency First Aid at Work qualification, candidates will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations. What’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks introduced in the recent HSE changes.

Who is this Emergency First Aid at Work training suitable for?: 

The Emergency First Aid at Work Training is a comprehensive one day course and is highly practical, designed to cover essential first aid skills of smaller workplaces. Ideal for those who work in lower risk workplaces including staff working in offices, teachers and staff, retail shops, hotels and most public working areas.


Please visit the HSE website for more information on the Health and Safety Executive First Aid requirements.

Duration: One Day – We understand that each business has its own working demands and because of this we offer flexibility to ensure we can deliver this course directly in your workplace at a time best suited to your business needs.


Emergency First Aid at Work – Course aims:

This course is designed for people who need to receive emergency first aid training, should it be highlighted on your risk assessment for training.  All delegates will have the knowledge and confidence to provide the organisation with Emergency First Aider’s that can provide treatment to their casualties in a safe and confident manner.


Course Content:

This course will allow an individual in the workplace to act as the Emergency First Aider. It can be tailored to meet the environmental requirements of your organisation or the individual, all delegates will gain the knowledge of emergency first aid procedures in order to attain this Level 3 Award (RQF).

The 1 Day Emergency First Aid at Work course now includes the safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator.

Course content includes:

  • Assessment of the casualty

  • Health and Safety at work Act Regulations

  • Resuscitation

  • First Aid Regulations

  • Reporting on incidents

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR

  • Recovery position

  • Control of Bleeding

  • Safe use of an AED

  • Burns and scalds

  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is breathing / Not Breathing

  • Seizures

  • Eye injuries

  • Shock

  • Choking Adult, Child and Baby

  • Content of first aid boxes

  • Basic hygiene in First Aid

  • Bleeding

  • Use of Tourniquets and Haemostatic dressings