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Award in First Aid at Work (Requalification)

The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident and recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness. The qualification also covers first aid skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis.

The qualification covers knowledge such as:
– The roles and responsibilities of the first aider
– How to assess an incident
– Recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness
– CPR skills
– Use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
– Assisting a casualty suffering from major injury and illness

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16/05/2022 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : SHCN0141/21/AF
Level : Level 3
Duration : 2 Days

Cost : Total Fee £144

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Course details


This course is assessed via practical observation and written questioning, which are graded as pass or fail.

Entry Requirements

You must be 16 years of age or above. It is also advised that you have a minimum of Level 1 in English and Maths or equivalent and have completed the original Award in First Aid at Work.


Upon completion of this course, you will be a recognised Level 3 first aider. You will be required to take a refresher every three years.


Q: How do I apply for this course?

A: Please contact us at shortcourses@petroc.ac.uk

Q: Is there a dress code for the course?

A: No, there are no formal dress requirements for this course although you may wish to wear comfortable clothes for the practical exercises.

Q: Can I talk to someone about the course and my personal needs before I enrol?

A: Absolutely, just contact the Short Courses Team at Petroc on 01271 852356 and they will put you in touch with the course tutor who will be happy to answer any questions or concerns that you have.

Q: Should I bring lunch with me?

A: You can bring lunch with you, but there are facilities available where you can buy food and drink.

Q: Do I need to provide ID?

A: Yes, you will need to bring photographic ID with you

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Starting Date : 16/05/2022
Course Code : SHCN0141/21/AF North Devon campus Enquire

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