First Aid Training in Yorkshire, the East Midlands & Nationwide

Employers in Yorkshire and the East Midlands ensure their legal obligation to employ qualified first aiders, with courses from Vitae Services Ltd. This responsibility entails risk assessment regarding the availability of personnel, facilities, and resources. Handily, our courses include comprehensive first aid training, from treating injuries to administrating CPR. Find a course below and contact us for more information.

Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)

In line with guidance provided by the Health and Safety Executive, (HSE) the objective of this qualification is to support learners in learning to administer emergency first aid. 

The course covers the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident, and how to recognise signs and symptoms of injury and illness. It also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED, providing first aid to a casualty who is choking and dealing with external bleeding and hypovolemic shock. 

Upon completing this course, learners are fully qualified to act as emergency first aiders in the workplace for a period of three years, after which point they will have to re-take the course. Additionally, it is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

Total Qualification Time

This qualification is usually achieved by taking a one-day classroom-based course, of which six hours are supervised and guided.

Assessment

Assessment consists of two parts. The first is a practical observation, completed throughout the course of the delivery, which assesses learners’ ability to demonstrate first aid skills. The second is made up of written and oral questioning, in which learners must provide a short response to set questions, concerning underpinning knowledge of first aid.

What Next?

After successfully completing this qualification, learners may wish to progress onto further qualifications, such as:

  • Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work.

Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

In line with guidance provided by the Health and Safety Executive, (HSE) the objective of this qualification is to support learners in learning to administer first aid in the workplace.

The course covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident, and recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness. It also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries, and anaphylaxis. 

Learners who complete this course are fully qualified to act as emergency first aiders in the workplace. It is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually, as this qualification lasts for a period of three years, at which point they will have to re-take the course.

Total Qualification Time

This qualification is usually achieved by taking a three-day classroom-based course, of which 18 hours are supervised and guided.

Assessment

The two-part assessment for this qualification comprises a practical observation and a written and oral exam. The first is assesses learners’ ability to demonstrate first aid skills, and is completed throughout the course of the delivery. The second concerns underpinning knowledge of first aid, requires learners to give short responses to set questions.

What Next?

After successfully completing this qualification, learners may wish to progress onto further qualifications, such as:

  • Level 3 Award in First Aid Response

Great First Aid Course

Really enjoyed this course, the instructor made learning fun and interactive which is how I like to learn.

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