Level Three Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

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First Aid Renewal - Important Information
To date, due to the Health and Safety Executive Covid restrictions, First Aid renewal certificates have only been extended until the 31 October 2020. After this date, new certificates are required.
This course is offered on Tuesday 13 April 2021.  Course Code K0090J3FPA or Tuesday 8 June, Course Code K0090J3FPD. You can enrol for this course online.
Owing to the National Lockdown this course will now be delivered online. Accredited exam  dates will be sent after lock down and an East Riding College in-house certificate will be sent to you in the interim for confirmation of training after course completion. 
You will need a device such as a laptop or PC or phone/iPad and a internet connection to take part.  Ideally, devices will also have webcams for full participation.  Learners will need to download the Teams app onto their laptop/PC or mobile phone/other device and devices will need to have a camera so that they can participate.
This one-day course, with strict Covid regulations in place for your safety, will allow everyone to update their certificates by completing the required practical and the theory in one day.
Please contact Jaqui Graham Programme Manager on 01482 390982 for further details: jaqui.graham@eastridingcollege.ac.uk


Following a review of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981, the HSE have introduced changes to the qualifications available and the way in which First Aid in the Workplace should be approached. It is an employer's responsibility to ensure they have sufficient qualified First Aiders to fulfil their First Aid needs at all times. It is also the employer's responsibility to decide what those First Aid needs are.   

In line with the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981, employers must ensure that first aid provision is 'adequate and appropriate in the circumstances'. To fulfil this criterion it is recommended that employers assess their First Aid needs by identifying any specific work hazards and ensuring that sufficient first aid equipment, facilities and personnel are available to deal with the possible consequences of these hazards. This could range from calling for an ambulance to providing assistance to a casualty by administering first aid.

The HSE recommends that the following factors should be considered when assessing First Aid needs, and the type of person to under go the course.

  •  the nature of the work and workplace hazards and risks;
  •  the size of the organisation;
  •  the nature of the workforce;
  •  the organisation's history of accidents;
  •  the needs of travelling, remote and lone workers;
  •  work patterns;
  •  the distribution of the workforce;
  •  the remoteness of the site from emergency medical services;
  •  employees working on shared or multi-occupied sites;
  •  annual leave and other absences of first-aiders and appointed persons
  •  first-aid provision for non-employee


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Start Date

April 2021