QA Level 3 Award in

Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)

This course is ideal for:

  • Workplace First Aiders
  • Community Workers
  • Volunteers

Course Description

Did you know that an estimated 555,000 workers in Britain sustained an injury at work in 2017/18?

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid training. However, having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff!

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is designed for individuals who wish to act as an emergency first aider in their workplace. Upon successful completion of this qualification, candidates will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations.

What’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks.

Course Aims

By the end of this course learners should:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Be able to assess an incident
  • Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries (Cuts, Brusies, Grazes, Minor Burns and Scalds)

What's Covered?

This course will go over:

  • An emergency first aider's role & responsibilities
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Minor injuries (Cuts, grazes, bruises, Minor burns and scalds)

FAQs

How will my certificate be valid for?

Your certificate will be valid for 3 years after it is issued. You will then need to retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified.

How long is this course?

This course is 1 day long.

Who is course intended for?

This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people in a range of emergency first aid situations.

What is the objective of this course?

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.

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QA L3 Emergency First Aid at Work

(05/10/2020 - 05/10/2020)

Rockingham Rd Kettering Northants NN16 8JX

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Course Full

QA L3 Emergency First Aid at Work

(16/10/2020 - 16/10/2020)

Rockingham Rd Kettering Northants NN16 8JX

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Course Full

QA L3 Emergency First Aid at Work

(19/10/2020 - 19/10/2020)

Harlestone Rd Northampton Northants NN5 6AB

Spaces Left: 2

QA L3 Emergency First Aid at Work

(03/11/2020 - 03/11/2020)

Harlestone Rd Northampton Northants NN5 6AB

Spaces Left: 5

QA L3 Emergency First Aid at Work

(09/11/2020 - 09/11/2020)

Rockingham Rd Kettering Northants NN16 8JX

Spaces Left: 0

Course Full

QA L3 Emergency First Aid at Work

(04/12/2020 - 04/12/2020)

Harlestone Rd Northampton Northants NN5 6AB

Spaces Left: 9

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