Emergency First Aid at Work HABC Level 3 Award
This qualification meets the requirements for training emergency first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.
The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first-aider and how to assess an incident. The qualification also covers first-aid skills in CPR and use of an AED, providing first aid to a casualty who is choking, and dealing with external bleeding and hypovolaemic shock.
Who is this course for?
This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become emergency first-aiders in the workplace.
Units / Modules
- Understand the role and responsibilities of the first-aider
- Be able to assess an incident
- Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty (use of AED, CPR, recovery position, seizure)
- Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
- Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
- Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
- Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries (burns and scalds, small cuts, grazes, bruises, small splinters)
This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test
We recommend learners are a minimum of 16 years of age. Learners, whatever their age, are physically capable of completing the practical assessment. It is also advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English.
On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking one of the following qualifications:
- Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
- Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid