This regulated qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
Resuscitation Council (UK)
Assessment Principles for Regulated First Aid Qualifications
This qualification should enable Learners to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations.
Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of first aider.
The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations and/or take on the role of emergency first aider in the workplace.
The purpose of this qualification is to prepare the Learner to develop the skills and knowledge needed to administer emergency first aid.
This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people in a range of emergency first aid situations.
The course is usually delivered over 1 day (6 hours training)
The course requires three practical assessments and a written theory assessment (multiple choice) to achieve the required standard. The course is complete with a first aid manual per student. At the end of the course students will gain a Level 3 Qualification with Certificate and ID Card.