QA Level 3 Award for Emergency First Responders (RQF)
This regulated and nationally recognised qualification is designed to develop a Learner's knowledge and skills in providing prehospital care to a patient until Emergency Services arrive.
The QA Level 3 Award for Emergency First Responders (RQF) qualification is intended for those who are likely to be responding to an emergency incident, including: community first responders, emergency services personnel, event medical responders, cabin crew and first aiders.
Successful Learners will gain the knowledge and competencies needed to provide initial prehospital care at emergency or life-threatening incidents, such as: managing a patient’s airways, dealing with catastrophic bleeding and managing major illnesses. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification
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Successful Learners will receive a QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Responders (RQF) certificate personalised with their Centre’s details.
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.
QAN Number: 601/8482/6
Ofqual Regulated? Yes
Number of Units: 2 mandatory units
Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 12 hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT): 15 hours
Credit Value: 2
Assessment: 11 x Practical assessments/Skills tests, 1 x Theory assessment (workbook) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.
Qualification Valid For: 3 years