QA Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work Course (1 Day)

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is designed for individuals who wish to act as an emergency first aider in their workplace. Upon successful completion of this qualification, candidates will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations. What’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks.

The duration is 6 hours and will equip delegates with the basic first aid skills to deal with an emergency situation and call for the emergency services. The course includes both theory and practical sessions, in a relaxed atmosphere, designed to boost a candidate's confidence.

The course content includes:

  • The roles and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Minor injuries
  • Cuts, grazes and bruises
  • Minor burns and scalds

Certification is dependent on continuous assessment, and passing theoretical and practical assessment.  Learners are issued with a certificate that is valid for three years.