Emergency First Aid at Work (Level 3 Award) Short Course

Emergency First Aid at Work (Level 3 Award) Short Course

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work qualification is designed for individuals who wish to act as an emergency first aider in their workplace.

Entry and Admissions

AWARD TYPE: Short Course

LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: Part time



SCHOOL: School of Sport and Health Sciences

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: Wednesday 12th February 2020 (9.00am – 4.30pm; UCLan Greenbank Building GR170)

Entry Requirements:


Maximum course numbers = 12
(A waiting list after the course is full)

Course Content

Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)QA Certificate, valid for 3 years and Ofqual regulated.

Gain essential first aid skills and give effective first aid in emergency situations.

What’s covered?

- The roles and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
- Assessing an incident
- Managing an unresponsive casualty
- CPR and defibrillation
- Recovery Position
- Choking
- Seizures
- Shock
- Wounds and bleeding
- Minor injuries
- Cuts, grazes and bruises
- Minor burns and scalds

Learning Environment & Assessment

4 x Practical assessments, 1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.

Learning outcome & aims

Upon successful completion of this qualification, candidates will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations.

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have strong links with a large number of sports organisations, including public and private sector providers, professional teams and clubs including Wigan Warriors RLFC, Preston North End FC and Preston City Council.

Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Email: SFFTeam@uclan.ac.uk
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

Cost: £50

How to Apply

Contact details:

UCLan Sports Arena – 01772 761000
Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre – 01772 895400

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk