The Emergency First aid at work qualification is the choice of many employers to ensure they are meeting the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations. Where employees are working in higher risk environments where the risk of dealing with a catastrophic bleed is more likely; additional training may be required. This qualification meets that need.
The QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (Management of Catastrophic Bleeding) (RQF) is ideal for those employers that need to meet the minimum requirement of first aid regulations, but where the management of catastrophic bleeding is a significant risk.
This course is delivered over seven and a half hours as a face to face course.
This qualification is aimed at those over 16.
Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.
Attendees will be required to demonstrate First Aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.
This course covers a range of content including:
- Roles and Responsibilities of a First Aider
- Assessment of an Incident
- Unresponsive Casualties
- Wounds and Bleeding
For this course learners are required to undertake an invigilated MCQ paper, and observed practical tasks which must be passed in order to complete the course.
Learners must have sufficient command of the English language to understand and undertake the recommended assessment methods for this qualification and it is strongly recommended that learners should be working at level 2 English literacy.
Certificate and Validity
Upon completion of the course including the submission and approval by QNUK of the relevant course paperwork, candidates will receive a certificate which is valid for a period of three years.