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ITC - Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course description.

Course Description

Is the Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course accredited by an official body?

This course is Accredited and certified by : ITC First (ITC). Visit ITC web site

What is the ITC - Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course?

Category: First-Aid

Level: Beginner

Employers have to risk assess their workplace first aid requirements and the 1-day Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) qualification is one of the statutory qualifications for this purpose.  

If the risk assessment indicates that employees may be faced with life-threatening incidents where they have to manage the casualty for up to 10 minutes, or deal with very minor incidents that will not require medical assistance, then the EFAW is the course that meets this need.

This ITC Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work is part of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). This qualification is regulated by Ofqual.


Who is the ITC - Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course designed for?

This qualification indicates an individual can undertake the role of First Aider in the Workplace that may have been identified by a workplace risk assessment, and can be relied upon by employers to satisfy the due diligence requirements of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for EFAW training providers.

The qualification will benefit all who need to be introduced to emergency first aid in the workplace and those who require requalification training in emergency first aid in the workplace.

Successful completion of the course will result in knowledge and skills that have been identified by the HSE for the safe, effective and prompt treatment of injuries and illness in the workplace.

What subjects does the ITC - Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course cover?

  • Understand the role of the first aider including reference to:
    - the importance of preventing cross infection;
    - the need for recording incidents and actions;
    - use of available equipment;
  • Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency;
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure);
  • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR;
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking;
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding;
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock;
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters).

How is the ITC - Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course assessed?

An end of course evaluation form is to be completed by each learner and the data collected used to inform Centre quality procedures. The results of this evaluation review are to be available for scrutiny by ITC External Quality Assurance procedures.

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