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Level 3 First Aid at Work

This comprehensive three-day course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. In addition, this course will include any protocol changes that may have arisen since their last training course. This course runs over 18 hours spread over at least 3 days. Ideally, the course should be run over three consecutive days, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if you so desire providing it is completed within 10 weeks of starting the course and the training sessions last for a minimum of two hours.

Course Accreditation
This course will give the participants a Qualification to the highest level of First Aid, (level 3 England) meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Course details
Duration: 3 days

Course objectives
• Legalities, responsibilities and reporting
• Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
• Fractures and spinal injuries
• Control of bleeding
• Assessment of the situation
• Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
• Head injuries
• Sprains and strains
• Burns
• Resuscitation
• Heart attacks
• Eye injuries
• Choking
• Chest injuries
• Diabetes
• Asthma
• Poisoning
• Stroke
• Epilepsy
• Bandaging

About your trainers
Many of our trainers have delivered training across the UK and overseas. All of our trainers complete development plans to ensure the highest standards are maintained as well as continuous quality assurance assessments. The relevant CVs can be provided prior to the delivery of training – if required. As standard, our first aid trainers have the following qualifications:
• Level 3: First Aid Instructor
• Level 3: First Aid Instructor requalification
• Level 2: Defibrillation Instructor
• Level 3: First Aid at Work
• Level 3: First Aid at Work requalification
• Level 2: Emergency First Aid at Work
• Level 3: Paediatric First Aid
• Level 3: Emergency Paediatric First Aid
• Level 2: CPR and AED
• Level 2: Basic Life Support and safe use of an AED

For further information please contact kathy.payne@essex-fire.gov.uk or call 01376 576549.

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