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QA Level 3 Award in First Aid At Work Annual Refresher

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First Aid
  • Duration
    Max Students
  • 3 hours (plus 1 hour of prep)
    Client's own venue or Hendeca Class room in Surrey
    £646.25 + VAT

Subjects Covered

  • Danger response airway breathing compressions and defibrillation (DRABCD)
  • Secondary Survey
  • Recovery Position
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Choking

Suitable for

  • Low Risk Business' in charge of over 100 people
  • High Risk Industries
  • Construction
  • Factories
  • Warehouses
  • Commercial Kitchens
  • Hospitatlity Including events
  • Sports coaches

QA Level 3 Award in First Aid At Work Annual Refresher

Qualification overview

This regulated qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:

  • Resuscitation Council (UK)
  • Assessment Principles for Regulated First Aid Qualifications

This QA qualification is:

  • For people who deal with first aid at work enabling them to refresh skills and knowledge as 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 courses for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981

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 (Annual Refresher) and includes the unit information, assessment methods and quality assurance arrangements.


The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to refresh the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations. It is designed to help maintain skills and keep up to date with any changes to first aid procedures.


The purpose of this qualification is to refresh the first aid skills and knowledge of qualified first aiders and emergency first aiders in the workplace.

Intended audience

This qualification is predominantly for qualified first aiders who have a specific interest or a responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to be able to provide first aid to people they are caring for when dealing with an emergency.


This qualification contains 1 mandatory unit with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 4 hours. It has 2 elements:

  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH) is the time a Learner is being taught and assessed under the immediate guidance of a Trainer/Assessor, which for this qualification is 3 GLH, and
  • The number of hours a Learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation and study as directed by but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of a Trainer, e.g. pre-course reading, which for this qualification is 1 hour

The course is accredited and certified by Qualsafe Awards.

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