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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
3 day course First Aid at Work (RQF) Qualsafe Awards Book Now to attend a course at our designated training centre in Strood, Kent or ask for a quote to run a course at your own location

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:

  • The role of the first aider
  • Contents of first aid kits (avoiding cross infection)
  • Recording of incidents and accidents
  • Assessing the situation in an emergency
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who:
    • How to deal with an Unconcious Casualty (including seizures)
    • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    • Basic Life Support
    • Choking Casualty
    • Bleeding
    • How to effectively deal with shock
    • Has minor conditions - to include: minor cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds and small splinters
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with:
    • Injuries to bones, muscles, joints including suspected spinal injury
    • Burns and scalds
    • Eye injuries
    • Anaphylactic shock and use of auto-injectors
    • Recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma and diabetes

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.

If you would like more information about this course or would like to discuss how this course can be tailored to your needs, please contact us by calling 0800 1930246 or email us at [email protected]

Important Information

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.

Course Information

Duration 3 days
Cost £195.00/pp
VAT £39.00/pp
Total £234.00/pp

Spaces Remaining

Date Spaces
17th Oct 2021 10
14th Nov 2021 10
6th Dec 2021 10
10th Jan 2022 10
7th Feb 2022 10
8th Mar 2022 10
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