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First Aid at Work - Level 3 Training - (3 Day)

Organisational Benefit

This course complies with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Approved Code of Practice L74 guidelines for qualifications of workplace First Aiders.


Who Should Attend?

This is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, specifically designed for those who are appointed to act as a first aider in their workplace.  It is also ideal for people who have a specific responsibility to provide first aid in voluntary and community activities.


Learning Objectives

At the end of the First Aid at Work course candidates will be able to:

  • Assess and prioritise a first aid incident
  • Deal with an unconscious casualty
  • Carry out resuscitation (CPR)
  • Control bleeding and manage shock
  • Deal with injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • Deal with a casualty suffering burns and scalds
  • Manage eye injuries
  • Deal with casualties overcome by fumes or suffering from poisoning
  • Deal with a broad range of common injuries and illnesses until the arrival of medical care
  • Maintain first aid records
  • Use and maintain first aid kits
  • AED (Use of a AED, chain of survival, safety considerations)


Course Content

  • Accident and ill health reporting
  • First Aid Kits
  • Unconscious casualty management
  • Heart attack
  • Resuscitation/CPR
  • Shock
  • Choking
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Fractures
  • Seizures
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis Shock
  • Eye injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Fainting
  • Hypothermia
  • Heat exhaustion
  • Heat stroke



3 days   (Time: 09:30 to 16:30)


Course Dates and Prices

Cost £160 per person

Dates: TBC



Other information

There are 6 x Practical assessments, 2 x Theory assessments (Multiple Choice Question Papers) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course. Successful completion of this course leads to a regulated Level 3 First Aid at Work qualification which lasts for a period of 3 years.  ID will be required.



Powys County Council employees can book onto this course via iTrent Self Service.  For all other applicants, please register your interest using our online form here

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