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QA - Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Qualsafe Awards (Qualsafe). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (Qualsafe) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit Qualsafe web site

What is the QA - Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) course?

Category: First-Aid

Level: Beginner

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.

During this 1 day course, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations, including: managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, choking, shock, wounds and bleeding and minor injuries.

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How much is a QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) course?

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These prices may include Classroom, e-Learning, Distance Learning and In-House (On-Site) options.

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Who is the QA - Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) course designed for?

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, to provide first aid in a range of emergency first aid situations. It is also ideal for people who have a specific responsibility to provide basic first aid in voluntary and community activities.

What subjects does the QA - Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) course cover?

This qualification contains 1 mandatory unit with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 7 hours. Full details of this unit are in Appendix 1

  • Learners must complete all assessments in the unit successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 3 weeks.
  • TQT is the total number of hours required for a Learner to achieve this qualification. It has 2 elements:
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH) is the time a Learner is being taught and assessed under the immediate guidance of a Trainer/Assessor, which for this qualification is 6 hours GLH (minimum), and
  • The number of hours a Learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation and study, including assessment, as directed by, but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of a Trainer, e.g. pre-course reading, which for this qualification is 1 hour

How is the QA - Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) course assessed?

4 x Practical assessments,

1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.

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