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Highfield Level 3 International Award in First Aid Response

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain a more comprehensive understanding of first aid along with an understanding of how important medical/environmental intelligence is when dealing with a range of casualties.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 32 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include the role and responsibilities of a first aider, being able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally, being able to manage a casualty with external bleeding, being able to manage a casualty with a minor injury, understand how the environment can impact on the provision of first aid, how to support a variety of casualties and the safe use of an automated external defibrillator.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and written/oral questioning.

Highfield recommends that you contact the relevant Government Department in the country that you want to deliver this qualification, to ensure that local laws are being adhered to and that there are no additional approval requirements. It may be that you are required to register as a training provider within the country itself. Highfield approves centres based on its own criteria but does not represent any other organisations or departments.