First Aid at Work Level 3 (HABC)

First Aid at Work Level 3 (HABC)

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A nationally recognized accredited course suitable for people aged 18+ who work in high volume, hazard or risk environments; for example a factory, hospital, school, office or shop of over 50 people. 

The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident and recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness. It also covers first aid skills in CPR, the use of an AED and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis. The First Aid at Work HABC Award Level 3 RQF is a two-unit, three-day course that will enable successful candidates to act as a first aider in their workplace.

Duration 3 days
Study mode Part Time
Start date 02/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 71858-01
Fee £210 per person

What you will study

  • Unit 1: Emergency first aid in the workplace
  • Unit 2: Recognition and management of illness and injury in the workplace The training programme for unit 1 covers the following topics:
  • Outline programme
  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Unconscious casualties
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Choking
  • External bleeding
  • Shock
  • Minor injuries
  • The training programme for unit 2 covers the following topics:
  • Secondary survey
  • Injuries to bones, joints and muscles
  • Suspected head and spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Eye injuries
  • Sudden poisoning
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Major illnesses

How you will it be assessed?

Written theory test based on course content taught.

Physical use of defibrillator

Entry Requirements

Understanding of the English language including written and verbal

What's Next

Refresher of this course within 3 years of the expiration of certificate

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