First Aid at Work Award (Level 3)

First Aid at Work Award (Level 3)

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First Aid at Work Award (Level 3)

This higher level first aid qualification is ideal for those already working, or preparing to work within industry wishing to become a First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.

Topics within this qualification are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as being important in maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health in the workplace.

Classes are run in August, November, January and April, contact us.

Group bookings are available, contact us.

Duration 3 days
Study mode Part Time
Start date Various
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 57871-01
Fee £210 (textbook, exam and VAT inclusive)

What you learn

Attending a one day training course, you will:

  • Learn the basics of recognising illness
  • CPR/Recovery Position/Choking/Shock
  • Treatment of simple wounds and blood loss
  • How to deal with heart attacks and unconsciousness
  • Treatment of eye injuries and burns
  • Record keeping
  • Purchasing supplies and maintenance of a first aid box

How you will be assessed

Learners must undertake a practical assessment of their competence along
with a short open response knowledge assessment, where learners are
required to provide a short response to a prescribed series of questions.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

This course is delivered at our Printworks Campus.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements 

Dates and Times

This 3 day course is available with various start dates throughout the year.


  •          September 19th 20th, 21st 2017 (T/W/Th)
  •          October 25th  26th, 27th 2017 (W/Th/Fr)
  •          November 14th  15th, 16th 2017 (T/W/Th)
  •          December 6th 7th, 8th 2017 (W/Th/Fr)
  •          January 22nd 23rd 24th 2018 (M/T/W)
  •          February 7th 8th, 9th 2018 (W/Th/Fr)
  •          March 12th 2018 (M/Tu/Wed)
  •          April 4th 5th, 6th 2018 (W/Th/Fr)
  •          May 22nd 23rd 24th 2018 (T/W/Th)
  •          June 5th 6th 7th 2018 (T/W/Th)
  •          July 4th   5th, 6th  2018 (W/Th/Fr)

What's next

In line with guidance provided by the HSE, the qualification supports/approves work place emergency first aiders for a period
of 3 years, after which point learners will need to retake the course. In addition to this it is also recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

Following the completion of this qualification, learners may wish to undertake higher level first aid courses.

Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite