Course AimsTo enable candidates to gain a Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work.
Course Duration3 Days.
Suitable CandidatesThis course is for candidates who require a first aid at work (FAW) certificate to comply with H.S.E. requirements.
Pre-Course RequirementsCandidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course syllabus and be able to kneel to administer Basic Life Support.
Assessment MethodTrainees must attend all training sessions and be successful in the assessment activities and test papers as set by Highfield Qualifications.
QualificationsHighfield Level 3 Award in First Aid At Work.
The role of the first aider
Content of first aid kits
How to avoid cross infection
Recording of incidents and accidents
Assessing the situation in an emergency
Administer first aid to a casualty who:
is unconscious (including seizures)
requires Basic Life Support (BLS)
requires an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
is wounded and/or bleeding
is in shock
has minor conditions
Administer first aid to a casualty with:
injuries to bones, muscles, joints including spinal injury
burns and scalds
Recognise and provide appropriate first aid for major illness, including:
Heart Attack & Angina