Our First Aid at Work Level 3 course is designed for individuals who wish to act as an first aider in their workplace. Click here for more information about First Aid provision in the workplace. Click here First Aid Requirements Calculator online tool that allows you to simply and accurately calculate how many first aiders you need and the level of training they require. Did you know that an estimated 629,000 workers in Britain had an accident at work in 2013/14? The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid training. However, having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff!
This is a 18 hour course which we generally run over 3 days or 6 x 3 hour sessions. Successful candidates will learn how to manage a range of injuries and illnesses that could occur at work and will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give emergency first aid. What’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks introduced in the recent HSE changes.
For more details about this course including the subject areas that are covered click on our course overview below.
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We would like to advise you regarding our new options that would be available to complete this First Aid at Work course. We have been working very closely with our awarding bodies to provide the 2 options below:
6 hours GEM Video Training and 2-day Classroom Delivery
(Attendees will receive joining instructions to complete our GEM Blended Learning First Aid video training which is the first part of the First Aid at Work training which is to be completed before attending one of our face to face training sessions. Our video training course is intended to give an introduction into the course which will be built on when attending our face to face session.)
3-day Conventional Classroom Delivery
(Attend one of our conventional 3-day public courses, at one of our local training venues.)
Upon completion, this Combined Course awards a First Aid at Work Level 3 (18 hours) and a Paediatric First Aid Level 3 (12 hours) Ofqual regulated certificate to successful attendees. Both qualifications are valid for 3 years and fully meets the requirements of Health & Safety Executive, Ofsted and the Early Years Foundation Stage. Attendees will also receive a First Aid at Work handbook to keep for future reference and will also have exclusive free access to our GEM First Aid annual refresher video training, presented by our GEM trainers, each year until certificate renewal is needed in 3 years’ time.
See below a taster of our complimentary video training 👇
** As of 10/12/2021, we will remain open following the Government moving to Plan B in response to the risks of the Omicron variant.
The health and well-being of our delegates and dedicated team will still remain a priority, which is why we want to reassure all delegates before attending, that we are taking extra steps to ensure the protection of attendees on our courses to maintain high standards concerning hygiene through this time. We have always maintained the highest standards of cleanliness with all our training equipment, but in addition to our usual hygiene processes which include regularly using disinfectant wipes and changing manikin lungs, we are also now giving all delegates their own training pack. Included in this pack will be a brand new and sealed bandages and gloves for use during the training.
Wearing masks on arrival and when moving around the building are not mandatory however masks will always be available on entry giving our visitors the opportunity to wear a mask if they wish to do so and hand sanitisation stations will be available throughout our facilities.**
We have been working very closely with our awarding bodies to introduce our NEW Blended Learning option, which significantly reduces classroom time. Our regulated First Aid at Work Level 3 (RQF) course is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. Successful candidates will learn how to manage a range of injuries and illnesses that could occur at work and will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give emergency first aid.More Information