First Aid at Work 18 Hour Level 3 (VTQ) - FAW

Who can take this Course?

Factories, Manufacturing, Construction, Distribution High-risk businesses, Agriculture, Sports, Outdoor Pursuits and Exploring Any workplace where a higher level of training is required.

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VTQ Level 3

About the Course

You can become a Fully Trained First Aider in Your Workplace with this course. You will advance your essential first aid skills and techniques! Working in high Risk businesses means you need the right scope of first aid skills. Not only that, you will be informed with the latest CPR HSE and Coronavirus recommendations.
The topics covered include: the roles and responsibilities of the First Aider; assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness, chest injuries, spinal injuries, and anaphylaxis. The qualification is assessed via on-going oral and/or written questioning and practical demonstration.

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

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider

1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
1.2 Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Identify the need for consent to provide first aid
2. Be able to assess an incident

2.1 Conduct a scene survey
2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
2.3 Summon appropriate assistance when necessary
3. Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty

3.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
3.2 Demonstrate CPR using a manikin
3.3 Justify when to place a casualty into the recovery position
3.4 Demonstrate 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
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 Identify how to administer first aid for a suspected head injury
3.3 Demonstrate how to administer first aid for a suspected spinal injury
4. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with 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. Know 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. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning

7.1 Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body
7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning
7.3 Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning