Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 (VTQ) High Risk (EFAW)

Who can take this Course?

High-risk workplaces, Offices, Service industries, Factories, Manufacturing, Construction and Building, Distribution, Agriculture, Sports, Outdoor Pursuits and Exploring.

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VTQ Level 3

About the Course

This course includes the EFAW and the use of Tourniquet and Haemostatic dressing. The Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 qualification (EFAW) is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that there is no requirement for a fully trained first aider for their workplace. All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2017 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2016 changes.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021 as per the HSE requirements.
Course Curriculum:

Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace (credit can be given in some cases if already completed recently)

1. What are the role and responsibilities of a first aider?

1.1 Explain the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
1.2 Show how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others.
1.3 why do first aiders have to ask for consent before first aid treatment?
2. Why and how to assess an incident?

2.1 How and why a first aider must carry out a scene safety survey.
2.2 Show how to carry out a primary survey of a casualty.
2.3 Call for help when necessary.

3. How to give first aid to an unresponsive casualty?
3.1 When must the first aider administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)?
3.2 Demonstrate CPR using a manikin.
3.3 When must the first aider put a casualty into the recovery position?
3.4 Show how to place a casualty into the recovery position.
3.5 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is experiencing a seizure.
4. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking.

4.1 Identify when choking is - mild-severe.
4.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking.
5. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding.

5.1 Identify the severity of external bleeding.
5.2 Demonstrate control of external bleeding using haemostatic dressings and tourniquets.
6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock.

6.1 Recognise a casualty who is suffering from shock.
6.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock.
7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries.

7.1 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with: - small cuts - grazes - bruises - small splinters.
7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds.
Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace.

1. Be able to conduct a secondary survey.

1.1 Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history.
1.2 Demonstrate how to conduct a head-to-toe survey.
2. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected injuries to bones, muscles, and joints.

2.1 Recognise suspected fractures, dislocations, strains, and sprains.
2.2 Identify how to administer first aid for fractures, dislocations, strains, and sprains.
2.3 Demonstrate how to apply a support sling and an elevated sling.
3. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries.

3.1 Recognise a suspected head injury and spinal injury.
3.2 How to give first aid for a suspected head injury.
3.3 How to give first aid for a suspected spinal injury.

4. How to provide first aid to a casualty with a suspected chest injury.
4.1 Recognise a suspected: Flail chest / penetrating chest injury.
4.2 Identify how to administer first aid for a Flail chest / penetrating chest injury.

5. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with burns and scolds.
5.1 Identify the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds.
5.2 Identify how to administer first aid for burns involving: dry heat/wet heat/electricity/chemicals.

6. How to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury.
6.1 Identify how to administer first aid for eye injuries involving: Dust/chemicals/embedded objects.

7. How to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning.
7.1 What are the body routes of entry for poisons?
7.2 How to treat a casualty affected by sudden poisoning.
7.3 How to get sources of information for treating a casualty with sudden poisoning.