QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (HE01G07E)

This is a QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at work taught over one day.

When? Saturday, 09:30am - 5:30pm from 25th April 2020 until 25th April 2020 for 1 weeks.
Where? The course is held in Sixth Form Centre, Heathfield Community College, Cade St. Old Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 8RJ.
How much does it cost? The full fee is £99.00.

How to enrol?

Contact the ACRES office on 01825 761820 and staff will be pleased to help you.

Course overview

This is a QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at work taught over one day.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work which is valid for three years.

This is an interactive course where you will be expected to participate in the exercises used to administer first aid. Please do not be put off if you have a disability that makes some of the activities difficult. The tutor will endeavour to ensure that any disability does not prohibit participation.

During the course

You will be completing a number of practical activities and an end of day multiple choice question paper

What you already need to know

No previous experience needed

What you will learn

To understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider in the workplace
To be able to assess an incident
To be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
To be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
To be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
To be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding
To be able to manage a casualty who is in shock
To be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury
How to deploy an AED

How you will learn it

Through a variety of teaching methods including group work, presentation and demonstration, discussion and practical skills application.

You will be assessed during the course on your practical skills and at the end of the course there is a short multiple choice paper to complete and pass. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work which is valid for three years.

What do I need to bring to the first session?

AS THIS IS A REGULATED QUALSAFE AWARD COURSE, COULD YOU PLEASE BRING ONE FORM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ID WITH YOU.
Bring paper and pen and wear comfortable clothing.
Please note this course requires a demonstration of competency in administering Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) which involves kneeling on the floor. You may choose to bring a mat / cushion with you. If you are unable to kneel, please inform the tutor who will endeavour to ensure that any disability does not prohibit participation.

** Please note: For weekend courses students are asked to bring a packed lunch as lunch is not provided at the venue. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available for purchase during breaks.**

How much extra study or practice is involved?

To consolidate the teaching and learning during the course, there is an expectation that you complete at least 2 hours of post course reading with provided materials.

What do previous students say?

"increased confidence, developed new skills"
"It is useful to have this knowledge updated regularly. I am fortunate that I have never needed it, but I feel more confident that I could do it if I had to."
"Mark was so interesting, he had lots of real life stories to tell us that made it easier to relate to possible situations."

What can I learn next?

What are the next steps within this subject with ACRES?

What are the future steps beyond ACRES?

QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (three day)
QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

How can I get further information about these?

For information about further courses, please consult your tutor, the ACRES brochure, the ACRES website at www.acreslearning.org.uk or telephone our office on 01825 761820.