QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

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QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

The Emergency First aid at work qualification is the choice of many employers to ensure they are meeting the requirements of the Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations. The QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) is ideal for those employers that need to meet the minimum requirement of first aid regulations; typically, those working in shops, offices, and other low risk environments.

Who is the Course For?

Nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk organisations, such as offices, libraries, and small shops.

Anyone with an interest in emergency first aid

Syllabus

The QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Course covers the syllabus required under ‘The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, which can be found on the HSE web site.

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Primary survey
  • Unresponsive breathing casualty
  • Seizures
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Choking casualties
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Casualties suffering from shock
  • Minor injuries, including small cuts, grazes & bruises and small splinters
  • Minor burns and scalds

Prerequisites

The QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Course is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a workplace emergency first aider.

Learners between 14-16 years can undertake the course, however they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole first aider.

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Learners are required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore learners must be physically capable of doing this.

Awarding Body

QNUK

Qualification Code

603/2452/1

Course Duration

6 contact hours

Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over 1-day, 09:30 – 16:30

This course can be delivered via blended learning, where 1/3rd of the course is delivered online prior to the face-to-face session, which would be run over 4 contact hours, typically 09:00 -13:15

Delivery Type

Face-to-Face

Can be delivered as a blended learning course (4-contact hours and e-learning)

Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Course has a maximum learner to tutor ratio of 12:1

Assessment Method

The QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Course is assessed through practical assessment and multiple-choice assessment

Re-Qualification

QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Certificates are valid for 3-years. Emergency First Aiders must retake the Emergency First Aid at Work Course to maintain their qualification.

It is also strongly recommended by the HSE that all First Aiders undergo annual refresher training

Booking an onsite course

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form by clicking here