Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)
Emergency First Aid at Work
6 Hours (1 day) contact teaching time
(RQF) Level 3 Award
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.
Who is this for
The 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.
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
- wounds and bleeding
- minor injuries
This qualification contains 1 mandatory unit with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 7 hours.
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 GLH, and
- The number of hours a Learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation and study 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
Learners must be at least 14 years old to register for this qualification.
There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.
This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years. The Learner needs to retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified.