QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (UC01U42B)
You never know when you might be called on to help! Learn essential skills, while gaining a three-year certificate.
Where? Uckfield Civic Centre, Civic Approach, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1AE.
Wednesday, 09:30am - 5:30pm on 10th November 2021 for 1 day.
How much does it cost? The full fee is £100.00.
How to enrol?
You can enrol by phoning ACRES' House on 01825 761820 on Monday to Friday between 9:30 am and 4 pm. Alternatively, to register your interest in a course please email email@example.com with the course title and your contact details and a member of the team will call you back to enrol you on your chosen course.
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.
Each learner will work independently with their own equipment during the course, there will be NO sharing of equipment.
During the course
Specific Covid Considerations:
To ensure Safe Practice during practical sessions:
Class numbers are reduced to allow students to space apart.
Students should work at separate tables or desks.
Hand sanitiser will be available in all classrooms.
You are responsible for sanitising your own work space before and after each lesson, anti-bacterial wipes or spray will be provided by the tutor.
Wearing a mask is a personal choice. Please respect the choices of your tutor and fellow students.
Windows and doors left open to allow for room ventilation should not be adjusted by students.
Sharing of equipment is discouraged, but if it is essential, please use the wipes / spray provided to clean between handling.
Please make yourself aware of local guidance, particularly in community venues.
You must not attend the class if you show signs or symptoms of Covid-19, are awaiting results of a PCR Covid test, have been in close contact with a Covid-19 patient within 14 days or anyone who has been advised to self isolate for any reason. Please inform the ACRES' office, who will advise the tutor.
All tutors, students and visitors are encouraged to participate in rapid lateral flow testing in the interest of everybody's safety, however, this is not a mandatory requirement. Test kits are readily available locally or from https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests
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 COVID-19 has changed our approach to safe First Aid practices
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, pen and a clipboard or something to lean on, 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 that lunch is not provided. Students are requested not to bring food into the venue, however you can purchase refreshments at the Luxford cafe within the Civic Centre building or there are numerous cafes and shops in the High Street nearby.*
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 are the next steps within this subject with ACRES?
What are the future steps beyond ACRES?
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.