Course

Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid Response

PriceFrom: £95.00 + VAT

Description

The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace by giving first aiders a more comprehensive understanding of first aid along with an understanding of how important medical/environmental intelligence is when dealing with a range of casualties. The content of the qualification meets the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) requirements for training first-aiders and builds on this by allowing learners to identify risks within their place of work and research measures to support these risks within their surrounding environment.

In line with industry guidance, the qualification supports first aiders for a period of 3 years, at which point learners will need to re-sit the course.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

This qualification is obtained by undertaking 32 hours of guided learning, with a total qualification time of 40 hours.

Unit 1 of this qualification has allocated mandatory contact hours of 18 hours, excluding breaks, over at least 3 days to align with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) stipulation for First Aid at Work. The unit can also be delivered in 2-hour blocks however this must be completed within the maximum period of 10 weeks.

How is the qualification assessed?

Learners must complete a practical observation and answer a series of questions within a learner assessment pack. Learners must also undertake research into an area of medical intelligence and environmental awareness, supporting first aid in their workplace or environment.

What next?

Individuals achieving this qualification can progress onto specialist or higher-level qualifications in first aid.