First Aid at Work + F

First Aid at Work + F

Course Specification: Qualification number: 603/2464/8 Description: This qualification is for those undertaking the role of a workplace first aider but will also be working on forestry commission land.

The QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work +F (RQF) has been developed to meet the Forestry Commission First aid requirements and the first aid requirements under the Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981. (NI 1982)

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From as little as £93.79 + VAT per person (based on 12 people),

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First Aid at Work + F

First Aid at Work + F is a first aid course developed for people who work in high-risk or hazardous conditions on Forestry Commission property. This qualification is accredited by  Qualifications Network UK and regulated by OFQUAL, the government body for regulated qualifications in England.

This first aid training combines the First Aid at Work and the Forestry Commission syllabuses, making it appropriate for those who work in high-risk or hazardous jobs on Forestry Commission property.

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First Aid at Work + F Learning Outcomes

Understand the role and responsibilities of a First Aider in relation to:

  • Preventing Cross-infection
  • The importance of recording incidents and actions.
  • Utilising the available equipment.
  • Evaluate the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, quickly, and effectively in an emergency.

Be able to administer first aid to a casualty that:

  • is unresponsive but breathes normally.
  • is unresponsive and not breathing normally.
  • Is injured and bleeding.
  • has external bleeding.
  • is experiencing medical shock.
  • is having a heart attack
  • is having a stroke
  • has bites or stings
  • has had an electric shock
  • has injuries to eyes, bones, muscles, and joints
  • has chest injury
  • has splinter’s, cuts, grazes, or bruising
  • has minor burns or scalds
  • is having a seizure
  • has sudden poisoning
  • is suffering from anaphylactic shock
  • has diabetes
  • has asthma
  • is suffering the effects of extreme heat or cold

Forestry Commission syllabus elements include:

  • Catastrophic bleed dressings.
  • Tourniquets.
  • Lime disease.
  • Crush injuries.
  • Suspension trauma.
  • Hot & Cold.

Course Duration

21 guided learning hours (3 days)

Course Tests

Multiple Choice Question Paper.

  • 70% required to pass this part of the course (32 out of 45)

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 examination conditions; i.e. learners 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 First Aid at Work+F (RQF) qualification.

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

Course Pre-requisites

This First Aid at Work + F qualification is designed for people 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, they should not be relied on as sole first aiders.

It is recommended that candidates have at least Level 2 literacy and numeracy skills or equivalent.

Learners will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in the workplace.

This includes being physically capable of performing CPR on a casualty who is on the floor.

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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