The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, specifically designed for those who are appointed to act as a first aider in their workplace. It is also ideal for people who have a specific responsibility to provide first aid in voluntary and community activities.
Over a 3 day period, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including:
- The role and responsibilities of a first aider
- Assessing and incident
- Managing an unresponsive casualty
- CPR and defibrillation
- Recovery position
- Heart attacks
- Head and spinal injuries
- Chest injuries
- Wounds and bleeding
- Sprains, strains and dislocations
- Minor injuries
- Burns and scalds
- Eye injuries
The course is delivered using various teaching methods in order to facilitate a positive learning experience for all. Theoretical and practical assessments are completed throughout in a supportive manner to aid participant progression, and to give participants the confidence and knowledge to be able to give emergency first aid.