First Aid at Work

First Aid at Work Level 3 (QCF)


This First Aid at Work course is available as a three-day program or two-day refresher course equipping you the delegate with the skills to deal with major and minor emergencies in the workplace.

QCF First Aid at Work (3 Day Program)
QCF First Aid at Work (2 Day Refresher)

You will gain the confidence to prioritise casualties and administer the relevant treatment.

Course Content

Health and safety regulations
Risk assessment
Contents of the first aid box
Dealing with emergency situations
Casualty communication
The initial assessment
Assessing for danger
Response checks
Calling for help (999/112)
Management of the airway
Checking for breathing

Secondary assessment – dealing with an unconscious casualty

  • Body checks
  • Recovery position
  • Cardiac conditions
  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation
  • The chain of survival
  • Safe use of an AED (defib)
  • Choking protocols
  • Resuscitation for children and babies

Dealing with a casualty who has:

  • Sustained a bleed
  • Been burnt or scalded
  • Shock
  • Broken bones, fractures and dislocations
  • Soft tissue injuries, sprains, strains
  • Eye injuries

Head and neck injuries

  • Concussion
  • Compression
  • Skull fracture
  • Spinal fracture

Miscellaneous conditions

  • Asthma
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Diabetes
  • Poisoning


Candidates are assessed on their practicals skills throughout the course and complete multiple choice question papers.