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First Aid at Work

About the course

The IQL Level 3 First Aid at Work Qualification covers a wide range of CPR and first aid skills, equipping the first aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injuries and illness.

This three-day course covers a range of CPR and first aid skills, providing you with the skills to ensure a safe working environment. The qualification is Ofqual accredited and valid for three years, making it suitable for all industries and enabling you to meet HSE requirements. The First Aid at Work course is 18 hours and can be delivered over three consecutive days or can be split into smaller sessions. The course comprises of practical work and theoretical classroom work, as well as a practical assessment.

Pre-Requisites

Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age at the time of taking the assessment. No prior first aid knowledge is required.

Recommended For

Everyone! Individuals and organisations are advised to take this course.

Price

Per Person
£ 175

Course Content

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • How to manage a casualty who is in shock
  • How to assess an incident
  • How to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
  • How to manage a casualty with a minor injury
  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • How to manage a casualty with external bleeding
  • How to conduct a secondary survey
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
  • How to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis

Assessment

First Aid at Work is Trainer Assessed throughout the course and the assessment should determine a learner’s ability to act safely, promptly, and effectively when an emergency occurs at work and to deal with a casualty. All Assessment Criteria in the units must be achieved.

General

All candidates will receive a first aid manual regardless of what course they participating in.

  • Minimum numbers per course = 8
  • Maximum numbers per course = 24

 

Courses can be run at City of Glasgow College or we can travel to those requiring/enquiring a course.

Courses can be conducted on weekends, evenings or during school holidays.