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HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

Key Qualification Facts

As a Training Organisation, The Training and Recruitment House is accredited by TQUK/HABC/FAA/IOSH.  This course leads to certification in the Highfield Qualifications Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work.

Qualification number: 603/2132/5
Learning aim reference: 60321325
Credit value: 2
Assessment method: Practical assessment and oral/written questions
Contact hours: 18
Guided learning hours (GLH): 18
Total qualification time (TQT): 22

Entry Requirements

In order to complete this qualification, learners are required to:

  • Be a minimum of 16 years of age.

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy/English or equivalent.

Learners must be physically fit to complete this qualification.  Tasks will involve completing CPR (chest compressions), recovery position and performing tasks on the floor.

Delivery Options

This Qualification is available as a Classroom version. 

How do I book onto the Course?

You can book your place Online or contact us on 02838 39 45 80

You can also email us at info@thetrainingandrecruitmenthouse.co.uk

Course Cost

This course costs £195 inclusive of VAT, assessments, books and materials.  Discounts are available for multiple and group bookings.

Learning Outcomes

Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
Unit number: D/616/0271
Credit: 1
GLH: 6
Level: 3

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
1.2 Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Identify the need for consent to provide first aid
2. Be able to assess an incident 2.1 Conduct a scene survey
2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
2.3 Summon appropriate assistance when necessary
3. Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
3.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
3.2 Demonstrate CPR using a manikin
3.3 Justify when to place a casualty into the recovery position
3.4 Demonstrate how to place a casualty into the recovery position
3.5 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is experiencing a seizure
4. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
4.1 Identify when choking is:
• mild
• severe
4.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
5. Be able to provide first aid to a casualtywith external bleeding
5.1 Identify the severity of external bleeding
5.2 Demonstrate how to control external bleeding

6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
6.1 Recognise a casualty who is suffering from shock
6.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries
7.1 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with:
• small cuts
• grazes
• bruises
• small splinters
7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds.

Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace
Unit number: H/616/0272
Credit: 1
GLH: 12
Level: 3

1. Be able to conduct a secondary survey
1.1 Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history
1.2 Demonstrate how to conduct a head to toe survey
2. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints
1.1 Recognise suspected:
• Fractures and dislocations
• Sprains and strains
2.2 Identify how to administer first aid for:
• Fractures and dislocations
• Sprains and strains
2.3 Demonstrate how to apply:
• a support sling
• an elevated sling
3. Be able to to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
3.1 Recognise a suspected:
• Head injury
• Spinal injury
3.2 Identify how to administer first aid for a suspected head Injury.
3.3 Demonstrate how to administer first aid for a suspected spinal injury.
4. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries
4.1 Recognise a suspected:
• Flail chest
• Penetrating chest injury
4.1 Identify how to administer first aid for a:
• Flail chest
• Penetrating chest injury

5. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
5.1 Identify the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds
5.2 Identify how to administer first aid for burns
involving:
• Dry heat
• Wet heat
• Electricity
• Chemicals
6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
6.1 Identify how to administer first aid for eye
injuries involving:
• Dust
• Chemicals
• Embedded objects
7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
7.1 Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body
7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning
7.3 Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning

8. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis
8.1 Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis
8.2 Recognise suspected anaphylaxis
8.3 Identify how to administer first aid for a casualty suffering from anaphylaxis
9. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness
9.1 Recognise suspected:
• Heart Attack
• Stroke
• Epileptic seizure
• Asthma attack
• Diabetic emergency
9.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a
casualty suffering from:
• Heart Attack
• Stroke

• Epileptic seizure
• Asthma attack
• Diabetic emergency

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