Emergency First Aid at Work

Accreditation

Qualsafe Awards

Course duration

1 Day

Certificate valid for

3 years

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, to provide first aid in a range of emergency first aid situations. It is also ideal for people who have a specific responsibility to provide basic first aid in voluntary and community activities.

Overview

During this 1 day course, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations, including: managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, choking, shock, wounds and bleeding and minor injuries. 

Objective 

The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations and/or take on the role of emergency first aider in the workplace. 

Purpose 

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare the Learner to develop the skills and knowledge needed to administer emergency first aid.

Entry requirements 

Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training. There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

4 x Practical assessments, 1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.

Certification

Successful Learners will receive a QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) certificate as well a plastic aide memoire, both personalised with their Centre’s details.

Requalification requirements 

This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years. The Learner needs to retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified.

Progression 

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) may be used towards other qualifications at the same and higher level, plus aid career progression in a relevant profession.