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FAA - Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course description.

Course Description

Is the Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course accredited by an official body?

This course is Accredited and certified by : First Aid Awards Ltd (FAA). Visit FAA web site

What is the FAA - Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course?

Category: First-Aid

Level: Beginner

Level 3 Award in England, Wales & Northern Ireland and Level 6 Award in Scotland.

This qualification is regulated in the UK and awarded by First Aid Awards. FAA are an Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual and SQA Accreditation. The qualification sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).

The qualification is delivered, assessed and quality assured in accordance with the Assessment Principles for Regulated First Aid Qualifications.

The qualification is delivered in accordance with the protocols set by the latest Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

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How much is a Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course?

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Who is the FAA - Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course designed for?

Where a workplace first aid risk assessment identifies a need for an Emergency First Aider in the Workplace, this one-day qualification meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982. The learner will attain knowledge and practical competences required to deal with a range of workplace first aid situations.

The FAA Emergency First Aid at Work qualification is unit 1 of the three-day FAA First Aid at Work qualification. From gaining this qualification learners could progress to completing unit 2 and being awarded the FAA First Aid at Work qualification.

What subjects does the FAA - Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course cover?

The qualification consists of one mandatory unit:

FAA LEVEL 3 AWARD IN EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK (RQF)

QAN Unit title  
URN
Credit value
Level
GLH
TQT
603/2080/1
Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
Y/615/8504
1367


AWARD IN EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK AT SCQF LEVEL 6

QAN Unit title  
URN
Credit value
Level
GLH
TQT
R529 04
Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
UL20 04
1667

QAN - Qualification accreditation number, URN - Unit reference number, GLH - Guided learning hours, TQT - Total Qualification Time

The qualification has 6 assigned guided learning hours (GLH) and 7 hours total qualification time (TQT). GLH indicates the number of classroom contact hours that the learner will undertake. TQT includes GLH but also takes into account any unsupervised learning and is an estimate of how long the average learner will take to complete the qualification.

The minimum classroom contact time of six hours can be delivered in a single day or spread over a maximum of three weeks, ensuring that each session is a minimum of two hours.

How is the FAA - Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course assessed?

The qualification is assessed through practical demonstration and oral questioning.

Scenarios will be set to enable a learner to demonstrate their knowledge and practical skills. During the practical assessment, the learner will be asked supporting questions by the Trainer/Assessor.

The practical assessment is ongoing throughout the course but the Trainer/Assessor will make learners aware of when they are being assessed.

Learners will be assessed on:

  • Primary survey and the recovery position
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Choking
  • Major bleeding and shock
  • Major seizures
  • Minor injuries

The learner must satisfactorily complete each scenario to successfully pass the practical assessment. There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred.

Trainer/Assessors may also ask a learner additional questions if felt necessary to confirm their knowledge and understanding.

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