First Aid at Work

Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work

Course information

Key learnings

Each student must demonstrate that they are able to:

  • Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively with emergencies at work
  • Use available first aid equipment, including the contents of a first aid box and AED
  • Understand the duties of the first aider, employers and the legal framework
  • Maintain simple factual records on what they have done with regard to any treatment or management of an emergency
  • Recognise the importance of personal hygiene in first aid procedures
  • Use an AED effectively with minimum interruptions

They must also be able to deal with a casualty who:

  • Requires cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of an AED (practical)
  • Is unconscious (including seizures)
  • Is bleeding or wounded (including catastrophic bleeding )
  • Is suffering from shock (practical)
  • Is suffering from choking (practical)
  • Is suffering from an injury to bones, muscles or joints
  • Has sustained a head neck and spinal injury (practical)
  • Has been burned or scalded
  • Has an eye injury
  • Has been overcome by gas or fumes
  • May have been poisoned or exposed to a harmful substance


To equip the First Aider with a wide range of skills and knowledge so that he/she can competently look after an injured or ill person until the arrival of a more qualified person including the use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED). Upon successful completion of this course, a Qualsafe approved First Aid at Work certificate will be awarded (valid for 3 years).

Course duration

Three Day Course

Course dates

Specific Date

Course type

In person

Course provider

Evolve Training

Approved Training Provider

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