First Aid at Work (RQF) Qualsafe Awards Level 3
QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)
Did you know that an estimated 555,000 workers in Britain sustained an injury at work in 2017/18?
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.
However, 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!
First Aid at Work (RQF) Qualification
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.
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 a 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.
What is Covered
The role and responsibilities of a first aider Assessing an incident
Managing an unresponsive casualty
CPR and defibrillation
Recovery Position Heart Attack Stroke
Epilepsy Asthma Diabetes Anaphylaxis
Head and spinal injuries Chest injuries
Wounds and bleeding Fractures
Sprains, strains and dislocations Minor injuries
Burns and scalds