Level 3 in Emergency First Aid at Work

Qualification overview and objective

The objective of this qualification is to support learners in becoming emergency first aiders in the workplace.

The qualification covers knowledge such as:

  • The roles and responsibilities of the first aider
  • How to assess an incident.
  • First aid skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR)
  • Use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) 
  • Providing first aid to a casualty who is choking 
  • Dealing with external bleeding and hypovolemic shock

Progression opportunities

On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking one of the following qualifications:

• Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work

• Level 3 Award in First Aid Response

• Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid