The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF) has been accredited by the regulators of England and Wales (Ofqual and the Welsh Government) and is part of the Qualifications and Credit
It is supported by Skills for Health; the Sector Skills Council for Health.
Qualification Overview and Objective
This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to gain a nationally recognised qualification in First Aid.
The qualification is designed for those learners already working or preparing to work in industry and that have been identified within the company’s risk assessment of First Aid. The recommended duration of the course for this qualification is 3 days; however the course duration may be increased to meet additional learning needs if required, but not reduced.
Topics covered include: the roles and responsibilities of the First Aider; assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness, chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis. The qualification is assessed via ongoing oral questioning and practical demonstration.
The qualification provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills in First Aid.
In order to register on to this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:
- 16 years of age or above
*n.b. A registration and training materials fee of £22.40 +VAT per delegate is applicable to the First Aid at Work 3 day course, in addition to the course price.
Duration: 3 days