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Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Level 3 Course

Our Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 course enables attendees to be a First Aider, as well as giving knowledge about the different conditions and how to aid the individual.
Emergency First Aid at Work

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Learn how to notice when an individual may need an ambulance or a first aider and how to recognise life threatening conditions.

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What are the roles of a first aider? What are the aims of a first aider? How do you minimise infection in the workplace? What is in a first aid kit and what is not? How is CPR performed differently for children to adults? What are the causes of unconsciousness? How is The Recovery Position performed differently to children/ infants and adults? How to treat a bleed? How to determine what a minor injury is?  What are the types of fractures? What is an accident book?

Our Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 courses will help you to answer the questions above and more.

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, to provide first ais in a range of emergency first aid situations.

Through our EFAW Level 3 course, you will gain an understanding of what the chain of survival is and how this is involved with being a first aider. You will learn the different acronyms that are used in first aid which are DRABC, AED, FISH, SHAPED, AVPU, SCALD and BE FAST and which condition or aid they refer to. You will learn how to aid an individual if they have vomited during resuscitation. You will also learn the do’s and do not’s when aiding an individual that is unconscious.

What does Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Level 3 Course cover?

  • The roles of a first aider.
  • How to aid an individual correctly and safely with a minor injury.
  • Understand the contents of a first aid kit.
  • Understand how to aid an unconscious and/ or non-responsive and/ or not breathing individual.
  • Recognise the difference between mind and severe choking and how to aid a child/ adult when they are choking.
  • Understand the difference between a focal and generalised seizure.
  • Understand how blood loss is related to skin, breathing, pulse and consciousness.
  • Understand what arterial, venous and capillary wounds are.
  • Gain knowledge of why an accident book in the workplace is important.

Who is our Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Level 3 Course for?

Our EFAW Level 3 course is for anyone in the workplace who have a specific responsibility to provide basic first aid when needed. Whatever care or non-care sector you work in our first aid course will provide you with the knowledge to aid an individual in various emergency first aid situations.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

By the end of the course, you will be able to…

    • Understand The Respiratory System, The Skeletal System and The Cardiovascular System and which conditions can impact each system.
    • Understand how to correctly use a tourniquet.
    • Understand the different types of conditions mentioned in our first aid course and how to aid the individual.
    • Recognise when to call 999 or 111.
    • Develop knowledge, skills and strategies to be a first aider in the workplace.

Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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