Level 3 First Aid at Work

This regulated First Aid at Work qualification is ideal for individuals who intend to act as a workplace First Aider.

It will equip you with the vital skills necessary to diagnose and treat injuries or illness, with an emphasis on dealing with life threatening situations until professional help arrives.

It is suitable for anybody in any size organisation. It particularly suits nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments and places of work but can also be a suitable course for people who work in high risk environments who act as a back up to the qualified first aiders in the company. This course complies with HSE First Aid Regulations of 1981.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course has flexible start dates throughout the year.

You will attend College for three days from 9.00am - 4.00pm.

If required, we are able to set discrete dates for employers upon request.

This course will be delivered at Northern Logistics Academy's dedicated training centre in St Helens (Langtree Street, St Helens WA9 1AR).

What will I study?

You will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, heart attacks, choking, head and spinal injuries, fractures, anaphylaxis and more.

You will also study:

  • Legal compliance
  • Managing incidents
  • Examining a casualty
  • Conscious/unconscious casualties
  • Treating a casualty
  • Further emergency action
  • General common illnesses
  • Basic life support
  • First Aid Kits/equipment

How is it assessed?

You will complete practical and theory assessments (multiple choice question papers) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

There are no formal entry requirements.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £195 per person.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Qualsafe level 3 qualification in First Aid at work.

This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years and can be renewed by attending a 2 day Level 3 First Aid at Work Refresher course.

If you wish to pursue a career as a Health and Safety practitioner, you could choose to progress on to our IOSH and NEBOSH courses.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

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