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. However, having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff! We offer First Aid Courses Medway businesses can rely on to keep your employees up to date on their necessary training and qualifications!
The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. Successful candidates will learn how to manage a range of injuries and illnesses that could occur at work and will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give emergency first aid. 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.
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QA Level 3 Award in Certificate is valid for 3 years Ofqual regulated
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As an employer you must provide the correct level of qualified first aid trained personnel. These employees must have attended a full approved First Aid at Work course, in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 2013. Once qualified, holders of this First Aid at Work certificate can be used as First Aiders in the Workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act est. 1974. This course can be adapted to suit a particular audience; for example, clerical or engineering staff. The First Aid at Work course is run over 3 days and includes both theory and practical sessions.
By arrangement the course can be run on non-consecutive days; for example - one day a week over 3 weeks.
Course content includes:
Pre-requisites: Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.
Upon successful completion of this three day course, first aiders receive certification to allow them to practise for three years after which a re-qualification course becomes necessary. It is strongly recommended by the HSE that you update your skills by taking an annual refresher.
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