Thornhill Community Academy is a Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) approved training centre, and can now offer Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) training.
For regulatory purposes, successfully completing the HABC Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work will enable the candidate to act as a first aider in the workplace. The course is aimed at all employers, managers, appointed persons, first aiders and others involved in, first aid at work.
The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations, 1981, require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to enable first aid to be given to employees if they are injured or become ill at work. These regulations apply to all workplaces including those with five or fewer employees and to the self-employed.
The content of this course provides basic lifesaving first aid and workplace health and safety regulations. Subjects covered include:
Dealing with Shock
Dealing with an Unconscious Casualty
This qualification is a one-day (6 hour) training course, assessed via practical demonstration, assignment and oral questioning. The course will be administered by accredited First Aid Trainer and Academy Welfare Officer, Amanda Griffiths. Each first aid class will have a maximum of 10 candidates to ensure courses can be specially tailored to meet individual needs.
The training course will cost only £35. On completion of the course candidates will be awarded with an Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) certificate, a Level 3 qualification which is valid for three years and a First Aid Handbook.
There are currently no planned dates for courses. However, as future courses become available they will be advertised here.
If you wish to express your interesting in attending a courses or would like further information please contact the Academy on 01924 324890 or email our Welfare Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org