QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF)

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.

Intended Audience

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF) 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.

Course OverviewQualification Specification

Over a 3 day period, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, heart attacks, choking, head and spinal injuries, fractures, anaphylaxis and more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

Learner Registration Fees

Here at Qualsafe Awards we are passionate about providing the highest quality service and support at competitive prices. That's why our Centres can save up to 12.5% on Learner Registrations with our tiered pricing system!

Standard Price 150-249 Learners
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250-499 Learners
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500+ Learners
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£9.25 £8.55 £8.32 £8.09

Price includes:

Free Lesson Plan, PowerPoint Presentation, Practical Assessment Sheets, Multiple Choice Question Papers and a Guide to Assessing First Aid Qualifications.

Successful Learners will receive a QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF) certificate as well a plastic aide memoire, both personalised with their Centre’s details.

Centre Requirements

In order to deliver this qualification, Centres will require a minimum of 1 Trainer and 1 Internal Quality Assurer (these cannot be the same person). Please refer to the Assessment Principles for Regulated First Aid Qualifications and the above Qualification Specification (pages 15-17) to check the Training/Assessing and Quality Assurance qualifications, and occupational knowledge and competence required for these positions. Centres will also need to have appropriate policies, systems and procedures in place, as well as suitable and adequate venues, equipment and learning resources. For further details on Centre requirements, please consult pages 5-7 of the Qualification Specification above.

Key Facts

QAN Number: 600/7621/5

Ofqual regulated? Yes

Number of Units: 2 mandatory units

Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 24 (12 for requalifying course)

Contact Learning Hours (CLH): 18 minimum (12 for requalifying course)

Credit Value: 3

Assessment: 5 x Practical assessments, 2 x Theory assessments (Multiple Choice Question Papers) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.

Qualification Valid For: 3 years

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