Emergency First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work

Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2452/1

Description: This qualification is the most popular first aid qualification that we do.

Emergency First Aid at Work qualification is the choice of many employers to ensure they are meeting the minimum requirements of the Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.

Our QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) meets these requirements in full.

Our Pricing

Pricing that is both clear and transparent.

Prices start at £41.66 + VAT per person (based on 12 people).

Minimum of 3; maximum of 12 people per trainer.

If you have more than 12 people, please contact us for a quote.

Emergency First Aid at Work

Many employers choose emergency first aid at work for their employees who work in a low-risk environment. This is an ideal first aid course that meets the employer’s first aid needs and requirements according to HSE (first aid) guidelines and Resuscitation Council UK resuscitation guidelines.

This emergency first aid course will teach your colleagues how to perform life-saving CPR on a non-breathing casualty, how to safely and confidently use an automated external defibrillator (AED), and how to monitor a casualty until emergency services arrive.

Your colleagues will also gain the knowledge and skills to treat minor burns, scalds, wounds, and minor bleeds, as well as provide effective care to a casualty who is choking, having a seizure, or in medical shock.

This course is OFQUAL-regulated (England’s governmental regulator) and is accredited by Qualifications Network UK

This qualification is nationally accepted and recognised throughout the United Kingdom.


emergency first aid at work

Emergency First Aid at Work Learning outcomes;

Understand the role and responsibilities of an Emergency First Aider in reference to:

  • Preventing cross-infection
  • Importance of recording incidents and actions
  • Using available equipment
  • Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly, and effectively in an emergency

Be able to administer and provide first aid to a casualty who:

  • is unresponsive but breathing normally
  • is unresponsive but NOT breathing normally
  • is choking
  • has external bleeding
  • is suffering from medical shock
  • has splinters,
  • has cuts, grazes, and bruising
  • has minor burns or scalds
  • is having a seizure

Course Duration

6 guided learning hours in one day.

Course Tests

Multiple Choice Question Paper.

  • 70% required to pass this part of the course (11 out of 15)

Practical Observations.

  • For this qualification, learners must be able to perform relevant practical tasks on the floor during the summative assessment. 100% pass mark required.

The assessment will take place under strict examination conditions; i.e. students will sit at least 1.25 metres apart and will not be allowed to confer during the examination. No books, including dictionaries, will be permitted during the examination.

Course Qualification

Learners who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course and pass the final  multi-choice paper will be awarded an Ofqual-regulated QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)

This is valid for 3 years from the assessment date of the course.

Each learner will receive:

  • An OFQUAL-regulated QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) certificate.
  • An OFQUAL-regulated QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) pdf certificate.
  • QNUK plastic qualification card for a wallet or purse.

Course Pre-requisites

This Emergency First Aid at Work qualification is intended for those over the age of 16 who are capable of carrying out the responsibilities of a workplace emergency first aider.

Learners aged 14 to 16 can pursue the qualification; however, employers should not rely solely on them to be emergency first aiders.

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

Learners will be 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 being physically capable of doing so.

Course Progression

For learners who are looking at progressing further in first aid then QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) would be a good step.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available to learners in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

The Qualification can be delivered in other countries however learners should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice.

Other First Aid Courses We Offer

Our pricing is open and transparent, with no hidden costs.

Book your course date with us, and we will come to your location to provide first aid training for you.

We also run workplace open courses from our centre in Rugby

Ideal for local businesses and individuals seeking nationally recognised accredited first aid qualifications.

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