First Aid At Work Level 3 – 3 days

This Accredited Level 3 course is ideal for lower risk businesses, in line with the Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981.

YLi Training  is registered with Qualsafe Awards (an Ofqual regulated Awarding Organisation) to deliver accredited First Aid courses.

Introduction to the course

This course is suitable for those who need to be First Aiders in the Workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. This course can be adapted to suit a particular audience, for example, clerical or engineering staff. The First Aid at Work course is run over three days and includes both theory and practical sessions. By arrangement the course can be run on non-consecutive days, for example – one day a week over three weeks.

The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is a two-unit, three-day course that will enable successful candidates to act as a first aider in their workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981.

Topics covered

Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider

  • Incident and Casualty Assessment

  • CPR & AED

  • Unconscious casualties & Management of Seizures

  • Choking, Shock

  • External bleeding

  • Minor injuries

Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace

  • Respiratory system

  • Hypoxia

  • Chest injuries

  • Asthma and hyperventilation

  • Circulatory system

  • Wounds and bleeding

  • Eye injuries

  • Shock

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Angina and heart attack

  • Stroke

  • Burns and scalds

  • Poisonous substances

  • Fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains

  • Head and spinal injuries

  • Epilepsy and diabetes

  • Secondary survey

Duration: 3 days


Practical assessments are carried out during the course.  Candidates must demonstrate competence in the following:

  • recovery position

  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • with external bleeding and shock

  • choking

  • management of fractures

  • secondary survey

Multi-choice Papers

Complete and pass 2 multi-choice test papers


On passing the assessments and the multiple choice papers each candidate will be issued a Level 3 First Aid at Work Accredited Certificate.  The certificate is valid for 3 years.  Under the current guidelines it is strongly recommended that first aid trained staff attend a half-day update every twelve months.

Price: includes a manual, course materials, exam fees and certification

2019 Early Bird Offer

  • Current offer: one free 1/2 day Annual Update is also included in the price for Group bookings (saving £360.00)