HABC Award in First Aid at Work Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Health, Care and Early Years



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Day

City of Newport Campus



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Start Date

Start Date
16 March 2023

In a nutshell

A comprehensive first aid course for anyone who wants to be an accredited first aider at work.

This course is for...

… Anyone who wants to become a First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Course content

Taken over 3 days, this course covers a wide range of topics including:

  • The roles and responsibilities of the First Aider

  • Assessing an incident

  • Recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness

  • Helping a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness

  • Adult resuscitation CPR and the use of a defibrillator AED

  • Spinal injuries

  • Chemical injuries / attacks

  • Allergic reaction including anaphylaxis

  • Sprains, strains and dislocations

  • Asthma

  • Burns and scalds

  • Heart attack and angina

  • Head injuries

  • Minor and severe bleeding

You’ll undergo a practical assessment of competence, as well as needing to provide short responses to a prescribed series of questions. On successful completion, you’ll be issued with a First Aid at Work Certificate, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing your qualification. The qualification will be valid for three years.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements

Where can I study HABC Award in First Aid at Work Level 3?

City of Newport Campus
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 16 March 2023

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