TQUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work - Online Blended Part 1

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Introduction to the human body

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Understanding the Human Body for First Aid


To effectively deal with first aid emergencies, it is beneficial to have a basic understanding of how the human body works. This knowledge helps in identifying and treating injuries and understanding the body's functions.

Body Systems

In this section, we will explore different body systems to provide a foundational understanding that is useful in first aid scenarios.

The Human Skeleton

The human skeleton is composed of various bones and joints that support the body and facilitate movement. Understanding the skeleton's structure can aid in identifying and treating injuries.

Types of Bones

We will learn about the different types of bones in the body, each with specific functions and characteristics.


Joints are critical for movement and flexibility. We will examine the various types of joints and their roles in the body.

Injury Mechanisms

Understanding how injuries occur helps in effective treatment. We will discuss common ways people can get hurt and how to address these injuries.


While you are not expected to memorise every part of the body, having a basic understanding of how the body works equips you to handle first aid emergencies more effectively.