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Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

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The 3 day Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is based on the HSE training standard for delivery of First Aid at Work courses for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981, and is recognised and accepted by the HSE. The aim of the qualification is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations.

Qualification Summary

The aim of the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations. Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of the first aider.

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Qualification Info

Open Price*

£210.00

per person at one of our venues

Full Price*

£1,200.00

full course held at your venue

Max Learners*

12

maximum learners per trainer

Type

RQF

certification is issued by an Awarding Organisation

awarding organisation

Qualsafe

default awarding organisation

Duration

3 days

example schedule 09:30 - 17:00

*Prices and Max Learners may vary depending on location and venue. Check specific qualification details or get in touch to confirm

Who Should Take This Qualification ?

You should take this course if you are required to complete a First Aid at Work course for the purpose of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) regulations 1981. This may mean that you have assessed your working environment and decided that you need one (or more) full First Aid at Work Qualified persons on site.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

You will be required to complete practical activities & assessments during the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF). Learners should be physically capable of performing this tasks, which may include bending, kneeling and lying on the floor. If you qualification or course includes a CPR assessment, this will be required to be completed on the floor and may last for a minimum of 2 mins.

Learners do not need good literacy skills to complete the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF), but there will be a multiple choice paper at the end of the course. Should anyone experience difficulties with this style of assessment this can be completed verbally in certain circumstances. Please contact us for further details. We would strongly recommend that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

For learners with English as a second language, a small pocket dictionary may be useful to help translate. If you feel you would benefit from receiving any course materials prior to starting your training then please get in touch.

Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training.

Already Have a Current First Aid at Work Certificate ?

If you already hold a current First Aid at Work certificate then you do not need to complete the full three days of the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF).  Instead you are eligible for the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) (Requalification) which only lasts two days.  You can complete the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) (Requalification) as long as the last date of the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is no more than one calendar month after the expiry date of your current First Aid at Work certificate.  If you are in any doubt please get in touch with us.

What Will I Learn ?

During the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) you will completed two units.

The first will teach you to deal with emergency situations in the work place, such as performing CPR or dealing with someone who is choking. You will also learn how to be a good first aider, and how to deal with a first aid situation.

The second unit will help you deal with illness and further injury in the work place. Topics such as Heart Attacks, Strokes, Epilepsy & Diabetes are covered, along with further insight into injuries such as burns, fractures and wounds.

Qualification Structure

The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) has two units that learners are required to complete.

  • Emergency First Aid in the Workplace (6 Assessments)
    • Unconscious Casualty
    • CPR And Safe Use Of An AED
    • Choking Casualty
    • Wounds, Bleeding And Shock
    • Catastrophic Bleeding (Optional Extra)
    • Multiple Choice Question Paper – Theory
  • Recognition And Management Of Illness And Injury In The Workplace (4 Assessments)
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Secondary Survey
    • Management Of Fractures
    • Multiple Choice Question Paper – Theory

The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) usually takes three days to complete.

Resources & Downloads

The following supporting documents and links are available for this qualification

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Open Dates For Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

Start DateVenuePrice2Book Now

Mon 13th May 2024 09:30 - Blended Learning

Continues on Tue 14th May
Fully Booked
Heath Hayes Library, Cannock, StaffordshireBurntwood Rugby Club, Burntwood, Staffs£210.00

Mon 15th July 2024 09:30 - Face-to-Face

Continues on Tue 16th July
Cannock, Staffordshire - venue to be confirmed1£210.00

Mon 19th August 2024 09:30 - Blended Learning

Continues on Tue 20th August
Cannock, Staffordshire - venue to be confirmed1£210.00
1 Any venue showing as to be confirmed will run at one of local venues. Full details will be provided closer to start date.
2 Price is per person and includes manual(s) and all materials.

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Alternative Qualifications

You may wish to consider the qualifications and courses listed below as alternatives or complimentary qualifications. You should always ensure that your chosen qualification meets your requirements and needs assessment.

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