QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF)

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid training.

Intended Audience

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, specifically designed for those who are appointed to act as a first aider in their workplace. It is also ideal for people who have a specific responsibility to provide first aid in voluntary and community activities.

Course OverviewQualification Specification

Over a 3 day period, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, heart attacks, choking, head and spinal injuries, fractures, anaphylaxis and more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

This three day course is delivered by our highly qualified Trainers at either one of our custom state of the art training facilities or in house.

Topics:

  • Introduction to first aid.
  • First Aid in the Workplace.
  • Role and responsibilities of a first aider.
  • Incident Management -Primary and Secondary Survey.
  • Seizures and Epilepsy.
  • Choking.
  • Unconsciousness – Unresponsive casualty.
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation including Defibrillation, (AED).
  • Shock.
  • Bleeding and Wounds.
  • Burns and scalds.
  • Anaphylaxis.
  • Fractures.
  • Muscle and soft tissue injuries.
  • Head and Spinal injuries.
  • Chest injuries.
  • Eye injuries.
  • Poisoning.
  • Heart Attack.
  • Stroke.
  • Epilepsy.
  • Asthma.
  • Diabetes.

Dates available on arrangement

Southern England Independent Ambulance Service Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

his qualification is delivered as a standalone course. For further information on your first aid qualifications, please contact us via the 'Enquiry' tab and we will be happy to help.
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