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HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF)

Bolton


This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to gain a nationally recognised qualification in First Aid.

The qualification is designed for those learners already working or preparing to work in industry and that have been identified within the company’s risk assessment of First Aid.

The qualification provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills in First Aid

Duration

3 day

Progression

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development via the completion of any of the following signposted qualifications/training:

HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (FAW) (QCF)

HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid Response

HABC Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (QCF)

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

    The practical assessment of learners for the qualification is completed throughout the course delivery. This ongoing assessment will involve learners demonstrating practical first aid skills across a number of areas.

  • Written/Oral questioning

    Learners are required to answer a series of questions ensuring their understanding of the theory content is sufficient to meet the required standard. Oral questioning can be used to extract further information for these questions during the practical assessments

    Accident Report Form

    Learners are required to show evidence that they are able to complete an accident report form.

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