First Aid at Work

First Aid Courses – First Aid at Work

Overview of the First Aid at Work Course

First aid at work is providing immediate assistance to a victim of an illness or injury until a medical professional is present. HSE legislation states that all employers are responsible for making sure their employees receive immediate attention if they are taken ill or injured at work.

First Aid at Work in SheffieldIt is essential for employers to make appropriate arrangements in the workplace, accounting for the size of the workforce and the potential health and safety risks due to the use of machinery or hazardous substances. This course ensures there are enough accredited first aiders available.

Course length:
3 Days

Who is it for:
People who need to become accredited in first aid in the workplace, particularly in hazardous environments, according to HSE legislation.

Course Objective

To ensure all delegates being trained in First Aid at Work are able to deal with incidents in the workplace in accordance with HSE legislation.

Course Content

The content covered by the course will include classroom and hands-on practice leading to the knowledge of:
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  • Using a first aid kit
  • Dealing with an unconscious casualty
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Resuscitation
  • Fainting
  • Low blood sugar
  • Asthma
  • Seizures
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Eye injuries
  • Fractures
  • Poisoning
  • Burns and scalds
  • Bleeding
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Accurate recording of accidents and incidents

What is required to pass the training course?

There is no practical assessment for the Highfield First Aid at Work course, but the tutor will continually evaluate progression over the three days of the course, along with some written work.

Entry Requirements:

The delegate must have a good knowledge of written and spoken English.

Further Development

The First Aid at Work certificate is valid for three years, after which you must complete a re-qualification course to retain your accreditation. before the 30 day grace period ends. You must also provide a copy of your previous certificate when you book. In between your Requalification course, you may want to refresh your knowledge. The First Aid at Work eLearning course is an ideal course to that.

To find out more about which course is the most suitable for you read our blog here.

Course Locations

This course is available at the following 3B Training locations:

DerbyHull, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield, Watford, Wigan.

Contact Us Today

Book a course online. If you have any further questions, or if you would like to speak to one of the 3B Training specialists, don’t hesitate to get in touch or email us via If you are considering any further training, you can book a course here or find out more about our other First Aid Training courses.

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