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QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) Re-Qualification

Max Persons in group : 12 Course Duration : 2 days / 12hrs
Ofqual Regulated : Yes
On-Site Training Available : Up to 12 persons. GBP 1,450.00 +VAT
This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years. The Learner needs to retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified. On-Site training enquiries call 01902 482420. The dates listed below are the course start dates. All courses continue on the following day also.
£160.00
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This qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
• The Resuscitation Council (UK)
• A distinguished panel of experts in emergency medical care
This QA qualification is:
• For people who deal with first aid at work enabling them to be workplace first aiders under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981
• Based on the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) training standard for delivery of First Aid at Work (FAW) courses for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981


This qualification should enable Learners to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of 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 first aider.
This qualification specification provides information for Centres about the delivery of the QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) and includes the unit information, assessment methods and quality assurance arrangements.


Objective
The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by preparing them to deal with a range of first aid situations and/or take on the role of first aider in the workplace.
Intended audience
This qualification is for people who have

specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide help to people in a range of first aid situations.


Structure
This qualification contains 2 mandatory units with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 22 hours. Full details of these units are in Appendix 1.
Learners must complete all assessments in the unit successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 10 weeks.

Entry requirements
Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training and be able to perform practical tasks at floor level. There are no other formal entry requirements but we strongly recommend that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.


Other course requirements
Due to the practical nature of this course, Learners should wear appropriate clothing and footwear, e.g. trousers and flat footwear.
Progression
The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) may be used towards other qualifications at the same and higher level, plus aid career progression in a relevant profession.


Requalification requirements
This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years. The Learner needs to retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified.
It is possible to reduce GLH when requalifying and attend a 12-hour FAW requalifying course if Learners produce their current or previous, recently expired, FAW certificate. The certificate should be in a format as accepted by the HSE. Requalification training should be delivered in no less than 12 hours (2 days) excluding breaks.

Did you know that all workplace first aiders must complete re-qualification training every 3 years in order to continue carrying out their role?

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) Re-qualifying Course is specifically designed to allow first aiders to renew their first aid at work qualification when their certificate is due to expire.

During this 2 day course, candidates will have the opportunity to practise essential first aid procedures, as well as learn the latest techniques for dealing with emergency situations and managing injuries and illnesses in the workplace.

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.

*All re-qualifying first aiders must have previously completed a First Aid at Work course.

The following topics will covered:

  • The role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis Shock
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Eye injuries
Products specifications
Max Persons in group 12
Course Duration 2 days / 12hrs
Ofqual Regulated Yes
On-Site Training Available Up to 12 persons. GBP 1,450.00 +VAT
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