Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

This page provides information on the Level 3 Award in First Aid at work (RQF)

The 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. Giving both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies. It meets the standards required to help comply with Health & Safety (First Aid) regulations.

Topics within this qualification are regarded by the HSE as being important in maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health in the workplace.

These skills are not exclusive to the workplace of course and are invaluable in everyday life.

The training is available to individual candidates subject to demand or can be delivered at your business premises to a maximum of 12 employees per course.

Course content

  • Responsibilities of the First Aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • The Respiratory System
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Seizures
  • The Human Skeleton
  • Fractures and Dislocations
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Chest Injuries
  • Dealing with major injuries
  • Other injuries

The course requires 18 hours contact time over 3 days including refreshment breaks.


The course is assessed on an ongoing basis and on successful completion of the course the delegates will receive the nationally accredited HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid in the Workplace (QCF)


Forthcoming course dates are subject to demand and any programmed dates can be found on the course dates page. To book a place on one of these courses please contact us for further information.

For groups

To make the training more convenient and cost effective, this qualification can be delivered to groups of people at your own venue, with dates and times to suit you and tailored to your particular staff training needs. Please contact us for further details.


Individual places on our programmed course cost £150 per person based on a minimum of 6 people.


The course may be delivered in house (customer provides venue and refreshments) cost £1472 for up to a maximum of 12 delegates per course.

Payment can be made over the telephone by debit card. Please contact us for more information on 01302 737573/737560 or email : healtheducation@doncaster.gov.uk


Last updated: 15 February 2018 08:44:48