3 Day First Aid at Work | 3 Day First Aid at Work – The First Aid Zone

3 Day First Aid at Work

This course is designed for those that are nominated by their employer to take control and deal with emergencies that may arise in the workplace. The outcome of the course will enable the individual to respond to an accident or illness promptly, effectively and safely.

Maximum of 12 delegates

What’s involved?

This is a 3 day course which has 18 hours of teaching included.

This course is ideal for organisations where workplace assessment indicates a need for a full 3 day First Aid at Work course. Those that attend will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to deal with first aid emergencies and common illnesses in the workplace, as set out in the Health and Safety (First Aid) at Work Regulations 1981.

Participants are assessed by an independent assessor so you can be assured of the quality of the teaching.

What is covered in this course?

Primary Care

  • Health and Safety Executive
  • The role of the First Aider
  • The First Aid kit
  • D.R.A.B.C
  • ABCD’s
  • Scene safety
  • Barrier use – gloves
  • Barrier use – face shields
  • Initial assessment
  • Recovery position
  • Adult one rescuer CPR
  • Adult CPR handover
  • Compression only CPR adult
  • Drowning
  • Adult choking conscious
  • Adult choking becoming unresponsive
  • Serious bleeding
  • Shock
  • Spinal injury

Secondary Care – Injury

  • Injury assessment
  • Breaks dislocations and fractures
  • Wounds and dressings
  • Embedded objects
  • Burns and scalds
  • Head injuries
  • Poison
  • Temperature related illnesses
  • Eye injuries
  • Strains and sprains
  • Internal bleeding
  • Bites and stings
  • Crush injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Electrical injuries

Secondary Care – Illness

  • Illness assessment
  • The respiratory system
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Seizures and epilepsy
  • Heart attack
  • Angina
  • Stroke
  • Fainting
  • Asthma
  • Hyperventilation


Those that attend the course will receive a certificate from The First Aid Zone, which is valid for 3 years.

All workplace courses are fully approved by the HSE and you can be assured that when you choose The First Aid Zone, you will be complying with the HSE recommendations for first aid provision in the workplace.

The HSE strongly recommend that individuals who hold this certificate undertake an annual 3 hour refresher. This can be completed as an online course. See page for online training.

To Book a Course

To book this course please complete the form on the Contact Page, or, call us on 01425 279620.

Please read the terms and conditions before booking

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