QA Level 3 Award in First Aid At Work (RQF)
This qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
This QA qualification is:
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.
The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations and/or take on the role of first aider in the workplace.
The purpose of this qualification is to prepare the Learner to develop the skills and knowledge needed to take on the role of first aider in the workplace.
This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people in a range of first aid situations.
This qualification contains 2 mandatory units with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 22 hours.
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.
TQT is the total number of hours required for a Learner to achieve this qualification. It has 2 elements:
Alternatively, this can be achieved with 2 days in the classroom, plus 6 hours Blended Learning through an online programme undertaken either at home or at work prior to the guided learning (plus 4 hours of prep beforehand).
The course is accredited and certified by Qualsafe Awards.