EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK
Qualification accreditation number: 603/2452/1
Description: This qualification is aimed at those looking to undertake the role of an Emergency first aider in the workplace, as outlined in the Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.
This qualification has the purpose of supporting a role in the workplace.
Emergency First Aid at Work Course:
The Emergency First Aid at Work provides you with the knowledge & skills required to be a first aider at work, as outlined in the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, in a low risk environment. This qualification will indicate that you can be relied upon by employers to undertake the role of emergency first aider in the workplace.
Following successful completion of the course and assessments, you will receive the following Ofqual regulated course certificate which is valid for 3 years. QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)
Emergency First Aid at Work syllabus includes:
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
6 guided learning hours (1day).
Practical observations during your training day 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 Emergency 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 emergency 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.