First Aid aid at Work re-qualifier course syllabus includes
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 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
12 guided learning hours (2 days).
Practical observations during your training days and a final multi-choice question paper at the end of your course.
Candidates who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course and pass the final 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 date of the course, you will receive an A4 size certificate and also a wallet/purse size plastic qualification card.
This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a workplace emergency first aider. Candidates between 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, 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.
Attendees 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 be physically capable of doing so.
This qualification is available to candidates in England.
The Qualification can be delivered in other countries however candidates should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice.