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  • First Aid at Work Level 3 Aims and Objectives

    QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work Aims and Objectives

    By the end of the course the candidate should be able to demonstrate how to:

    • Understand the role of the first aider including reference to the use of available equipment and the need for recording incidents and actions
    • Understand the importance of basic hygiene in first-aid procedures
    • Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
    • Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious and/or in seizure
    • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    • Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded or bleeding and/or in shock
    • Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
    • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)
    • Recognising the presence of major illness and applying general first aid principles in its management.


    In addition, candidates should be able to demonstrate the correct first-aid management of:

    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Injuries to bones including suspected spinal injuries
    • Chest injuries
    • Burns and scalds
    • Eye injuries including how to irrigate an eye
    • Sudden poisoning and anaphylactic shock

    On successful completion candidates will be issued with a First Aid At Work Certificate. ( FAW ) that is valid for three years.


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