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FAA - Award in First Aid Risk Assessment - Principles and Practice course description.

Course Description

Is the Award in First Aid Risk Assessment - Principles and Practice 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 First Aid Risk Assessment - Principles and Practice course?

Category: First-Aid

Level: Beginner

Level 2 in England, Wales & Northern Ireland and Level 5 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).

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Who is the FAA - Award in First Aid Risk Assessment - Principles and Practice course designed for?

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and trained first aid personnel. A risk assessment of first aid needs determines the workplace requirements

This qualification enables learners to gain the knowledge to produce a risk assessment of first aid needs for a workplace ensuring that all HSE requirements are being met.

What subjects does the FAA - Award in First Aid Risk Assessment - Principles and Practice course cover?

The qualification consists of one mandatory unit:

FAA LEVEL 2 AWARD IN FIRST AID RISK ASSESSMENT - PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE (RQF)

QAN Unit title  
URN
Credit value
Level
GLH
TQT
601/2365/5
First Aid Risk Assessment
J/505/8405
1267


AWARD IN FIRST AID RISK ASSESSMENT – PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE AT SCQF LEVEL 5

QAN Unit title  
URN
Credit value
Level
GLH
TQT
R385 04
First Aid Risk Assessment
UF93 04
1567

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 6 hours should be delivered over a minimum of 1 day. The course can be spread over a maximum of 3 weeks, ensuring that each session is a minimum of two hours.

How is the FAA - Award in First Aid Risk Assessment - Principles and Practice course assessed?

The qualification is assessed by a written assessment paper.

A learner must successfully pass the written assessment to achieve the qualification. There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred.

Written assessment

The learner will complete a written assessment paper containing 20 open and multiple choice questions needing to achieve a minimum of 15 out of 20 to pass. The duration of the assessment is 30 minutes. An example question is - List four essential details you need to produce a risk assessment of first aid needs.

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

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