First Aid at Work Re-qualification

First Aid at Work at Re-qualification

Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2453/3

This qualification is intended for those who perform the role of first aider in the workplace.

The QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) has been developed in conjunction with other AOs and supports employers in meeting their requirements under Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.

Our Pricing

Pricing that is both clear and transparent.

Starting at £668.20 + VAT for 6 people.

Each additional person £29.70 + VAT

Min. 6 person; Max. 12 per trainer.

If your group is larger than 12, please contact us for a quote.

First Aid at Work Re-qualification

To keep your First Aid at Work certification current before it expires, enrol in the re-qualification course.

Your current first aid at work certification needs to be current (i.e., issued within the last 30 days) and accredited by an awarding body in order to enrol in this course.

The course has been accredited by Qualifications Network UK, regulated by OFQUAL, and conforms with current Resuscitation Council UK and HSE (first aid) guidelines and requirements.

This first aid at work qualification is nationally recognised and widely accepted in the United Kingdom.

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First Aid at Work Re-qualification

First aiders who have previously completed the first aid at work course and wish to re-qualify can do so in just two days by attending this intensive 2-day course.

This course will teach you how to perform high-quality CPR on an unconscious and non-breathing casualty, how to use an AED (defibrillator) safely and confidently, how to treat minor burns, wounds, and scalds, and how to treat casualties who are choking, experiencing medical shock, having a seizure, having an asthma attack, having a heart attack, or having angina, SCA (serious cardiac arrest), or having a stroke.

It is important to review the proper way to treat and care for a casualty who has suffered a head injury, spinal injury, fracture, dislocated joint, soft tissue injury, or other type of injury.

First Aid aid at Work re-qualification learning outcomes;

Understand the role and responsibilities of a 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 provide first aid to a casualty who:

  • is unresponsive but breathing normally
  • is unresponsive but NOT breathing normally
  • is wounded and bleeding
  • has external bleeding
  • is suffering from 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 splinters, 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

Course Duration

12 guided learning hours (2 days).

Course Tests

Multiple Choice Question Paper.

  • 70% required to pass this part of the course (28 out of 40)

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. 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

Candidates who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course and pass the final 40-question multi-choice paper will be awarded an Ofqual-approved QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

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

Each successful learner will receive:

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

Course Pre-requisites

This 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 first aiders.

It is recommended that learners 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 performing CPR on a casualty who is on the ground and thus physically capable of doing so.

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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