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QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) - Level 3

Overview

Having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff!

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace.

Successful candidates will learn how to manage a range of injuries and illnesses that could occur at work and will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give emergency first aid.

What’s more, as an Ofqual regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks.

After completing the course, candidates will receive an accredited Level 3 certificate that lasts for 3 years.

Start dates and fees

This course is run on various dates throughout the year. Please contact our community team to find out when the next course is due to start.

The course course £155 per person (VAT free).

What will I study?

  • The role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Eye injuries

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements.

How long is the course?

The course runs for 3 days between 9 - 4.30pm. 

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How do I apply?

Please contact the adult and community learning team on 01623 413602 or community@wnc.ac.uk.

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