Childcare and Teacher Training

First Aid at Work Refresher Level 3 -Two Day

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course has various start times throughout the year and will take two days to complete from 9.30am-5.00pm.

Entry requirements

There are no prior qualifications required for this programme but a minimum of Level 1 literacy is recommended. The course is suitable only for candidates aged 16 plus who are physically able to carry out the assessed procedures.

You will achieve

Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work.


Last updated: 11th April 2019

Course overview

This first aid at work training course provides the comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in most workplaces to become a confident first aider at work

This course is designed to meet the requirements for first-aid provision by larger employers and in higher-risk workplaces under the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981. Candidates successfully completing the course will be able to act as a first aider in the workplace.

Course content

The programme contains two units, both of which must be successfully completed to achieve the award.

Unit 1
What is emergency first aid?
Action in an emergency
Primary survey
Secondary assessment
The respiratory system
Disorders of the circulation
Disorders of respiration
Wounds and bleeding
Minor burns and scalds
Foreign objects

Unit 2
Bones, joints and muscle injuries
Head and spinal injuries
Chest and abdominal injuries
Specialised burn injuries
Eye injuries
Major illnesses
Effects of extreme heat and cold

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is based on your performance in the practical elements of the course and successfully completing a question paper.

What equipment will I need?

No equipment is required.

Where will I study?

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £129 full fee payable.


Extra information

Full Fee Payable

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.


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First Aid at Work Refresher Level 3 -Two Day