Level 3 award in First Aid at Work (QCF)

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 Act requires all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes: carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of First Aiders and providing appropriate first aid training. If you wish to find out your requirement use our handy online calculator to establish your legal requirements. Having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff!

This is a 3 day course in York, with a minimum of 18 hours contact time. Usually, courses run from 09:00 - 16:30. However for private group bookings these times can be changed to suit your needs, as weekend and evening classes can be catered for.

This is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who have a specific interest or responsibility at work, voluntary organisations and community activities. The training course provides expert tuition in first aid, along with theoretical knowledge. Candidates who pass the course will receive a First Aid at Work certificate (valid for three years) along with a handy wallet sized card, first aid book and course materials.

The training course provides the key skills based upon first aid in emergency situations. Successful candidates will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations. 

Learners will cover the following topics: 


  • The role and responsibilities of a First Aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and Recovery position
  • Choking, Seizures and Shock
  • External bleeding
  • Minor injuries
  • Cuts, grazes and bruises
  • Minor burns and scalds
  • Accident reporting
  • Includes FREE AED training, Catastrophic Bleeding including tourniquet training. 

For more information or to book a place on the course, please contact us here.

See our First Aid training commitments here.