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QNUK - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work course accredited by an official body?

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In most cases the awarding body (QNUK) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.
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What is the QNUK - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work course?

Category: First-Aid
Level: Beginner

The QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is aimed those looking to undertake the role of a first aider in the workplace, as outlined in the Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.

This qualification has the purpose of supporting a role in the workplace.

Guided learning hours (GLH) = 18

Total Qualification Time (TQT) = 22

Unit one title = Emergency First aid in the Workplace

Unit two title = Recognition and management of illness and injury in the workplace

How much is the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work course?
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Who is the QNUK - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work course designed for?

The QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is for those undertaking the role of a first aider in the workplace. The QNUK Level 3 Award in First aid at Work (RQF) has been developed in conjunction with other AOs and supports employers to meet their requirements under the Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981. (NI 1982)

What subjects does the QNUK - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work course cover?

Unit one title = Emergency First Aid in the Workplace

Learning outcomes Assessment criterion

Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider

Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider

Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others

Identify the need for consent to provide first aid

Be able to assess an incident

Conduct a scene survey

Conduct a primary survey of a casualty

Summon appropriate assistance when necessary

Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty

Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Demonstrate CPR using a manikin

Justify when to place a casualty into the recovery position

Demonstrate how to place a casualty into the recovery position

Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is experiencing a seizure

Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking

Identify when choking is:

mild

severe

Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking

Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding

Identify the severity of external bleeding

Demonstrate how to control external bleeding

Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock

Recognise a casualty who is suffering from shock

Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock

Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries

Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with:

small cuts

grazes

bruises

small splinters

Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds.

Unit two = Recognition and management of illness and injury in the workplace

Learning outcome Assessment Criterion

Be able to conduct a secondary survey

Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history

Demonstrate how to conduct a head to toe survey

Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints

Recognise suspected:

Fractures and dislocations

Sprains and strains

Identify how to administer first aid for:

Fractures and dislocations

Sprains and strains

Demonstrate how to apply:

a support sling

an elevated sling

Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries

Recognise a suspected:

Head injury

Spinal injury

Identify how to administer first aid for a suspected head Injury.

Demonstrate how to administer first aid for a suspected spinal injury.

Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries

Recognise a suspected:

Flail chest

Penetrating chest injury

Identify how to administer first aid for a:

Flail chest

Penetrating chest injury

Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds

Identify the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds

Identify how to administer first aid for burns involving:

Dry heat

Wet heat

Electricity

Chemicals

Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury

Identify how to administer first aid for eye injuries involving:

Dust

Chemicals

Embedded objects

Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning

Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body

Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning

Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning

Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis

Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis

Recognise suspected anaphylaxis

Identify how to administer first aid for a casualty suffering from anaphylaxis

Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness

Recognise suspected:

Heart Attack

Stroke

Epileptic seizure

Asthma attack

Diabetic emergency

Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty suffering from:

Heart Attack

Stroke

Epileptic seizure

Asthma attack

Diabetic emergency

How is the QNUK - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work course assessed?

Candidates are assessed for this qualification using the following methods:

Multiple-choice question paper

Practical observation

Multiple-Choice Question paper

Each candidate will be assessed for this qualification by the completion of a multiple-choice question paper. Candidates will be required to score a minimum of 70% correct answers to achieve a pass.

Practical observation

Candidates are required to demonstrate an ability to provide first aid to a range of casualties as they would in an emergency situation, therefore, candidates will need to be able to work on the floor; for example, as with CPR.

This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a workplace emergency first aider.

Candidates between 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, however they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole first aider.

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

There are no other pre-requisites for this qualification.

What certificate do I get for passing the QNUK - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work course?
QNUK - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)
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