VTCT LEVEL 3 EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK
The VTCT Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work is aimed at learners who wish to attain knowledge and the practical competency required to deal with a range of workplace first aid situations. We are based in Essex.
What the course will cover:
Understand the role and responsibilities of a First Aider.
Assess an incident.
Provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty.
Provide first aid to a casualty by administering Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
Provide first aid to a casualty who is choking.
Provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding.
Provide first aid to a casualty who is suffering with shock.
Provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries.
During the VTCT Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF), you will learn the roles and responsibilities expected of an emergency first aider. You will be able to assess, recognise and manage a casualty with a range of injuries and symptoms.
Upon successful completion of this qualification you will become an approved emergency first aider. The Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) certificate is valid for three years.
The aim is to develop the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required to carry out emergency first aid in the workplace, including scene surveys and primary surveys of casualties. These will include casualties who are unresponsive and not breathing normally, unresponsive and breathing normally, choking, in shock, suffering from external bleeding and minor injuries.
This qualification is approved and supported by Skills for Health, the sector skills council for health and is accepted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for the purposes of compliance with regulation 3(2) of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
The majority of this time will be spent gaining and learning practical techniques to carry out first aid in the workplace. There is also a theory content to ensure that you have the underpinning essential knowledge.