First Aid at Work Re-Qualification Level 3 – 2 days

This course is a two-unit, two-day re-qualification course and allows for re-certification of First Aid at Work Level 3 qualified staff. By arrangement the course can be run on non-consecutive days, for example – one day a week over two weeks.

 

The criteria are the same as for the initial three-day course.

  • Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace

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

Unit 1 covers the following topics:

  • 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 covers the following topics:

  • Poisons

  • Asthma

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Chest injuries

  • Angina and heart attack

  • Stroke

  • Fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains

  • Spinal injuries

  • Head injuries

  • Epilepsy

  • Diabetes

  • Secondary survey

  • Eye injuries

  • Burns and scalds

Duration: 2 days

Assessment: The assessment regime has changed:

  • Candidates must demonstrate competence in first-aid procedures by practical assessments on –

    • the management of a casualty:

      • who is unresponsive and breathing normally (recovery position)

      • who is unresponsive and not breathing normally (cardiopulmonary resuscitation)

      • with external bleeding and who is in shock

      • who is choking

    • management of fractures

    • secondary survey

  • Complete 2 multi-choice test papers.

The practical assessment is conducted by trainers on the day.

Upon successful completion certification is valid for three years.

Please note: candidates attending this course must be in possession of a valid (not out of date by more than 28 days) First Aid at Work certificate.

Revalidation This 2 day course needs to be retaken every three years.  Courses attended  must be within 10 days of certificate expiry date.

Price includes a manual, course materials, exam fees and on successful completion, a Level 3 certification which is valid for 3 years