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Highfield Level 3 International Award in First Aid at Work and the Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at providing candidates with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to support first aid and the use of a defibrillator in the workplace.   

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 18 hours of learning.

Topics covered

Qualification content includes: roles and responsibilities of a first aider, assessing incidents, managing causalities who are: unresponsive and not breathing, managing casualties in shock, administering first aid to causalities with suspected: head, spinal, chest injuries, with burns, scalds, eye injuries, and those suffering from sudden poisoning and anaphylaxis, as well as knowing how to safely use an automated external defibrillator. 

 

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by practical and knowledge assessments.

Highfield recommends that you contact the relevant government department in the country that you want to deliver the training to ensure that there are no additional approval requirements. It may be that you are required to register as a training provider within the country itself. Highfield approves Centres based on its own criteria, and does not represent any other organisations or departments.