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


Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:


Delivery Method:


Course Length:

1 Day


School of Sport and Wellbeing

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

Wednesday 13th March 2019 (9.00 – 4.30pm UCLan Greenbank GR170)

Entry Requirements:


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

Course Content

Course Outline:
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.

Academic Expertise

We are committed to delivering academic learning of the highest quality, helping you to stretch your mind and fulfil your university ambitions.

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.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


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Progression Routes

From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.

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
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

Early Bird Offer £45 (sign up before 14/12/18) Non-early bird £55 (from 14/12/18)

How to Apply


Early Bird Offer £45 (sign up before 14/12/18)
Non-early bird £55 (from 14/12/18)

Payment made over the phone at UCLan Sports Arena (01772 761000) or in person at Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre.

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400