QNUK Level 3 Award in Outdoor First aid (RQF)

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This qualification develops the learner’s knowledge, understanding and skills in delivering first aid in an outdoor environment. This qualification meets the requirements for Emergency First Aid at Work as outlined in the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982. It also meets sports and outdoor industry NGB requirements. This qualification has been developed inline with NGB requirements and the Institute of Outdoor Learning (IOL) first aid guidance. The qualification is at Band 3 on their framework.

Description

Course Description

This qualification develops the learner’s knowledge, understanding and skills in delivering first aid in an outdoor environment. This qualification meets the requirements for Emergency First Aid at Work as outlined in the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982. It also meets sports and outdoor industry NGB requirements. This qualification has been developed inline with NGB requirements and the Institute of Outdoor Learning (IOL) first aid guidance. The qualification is at Band 3 on their framework.

Course Duration

This course is delivered over two days as a face to face course.

Pre-Requisites

Learners should be a minimum of 16 years to undertake this qualification
Learners between 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, however they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole Emergency first aider.
Learners will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore, they should be physically capable of doing so.

Course Content

This course covers a range of content including:

  • Roles and Responsibilities of a First Aider in the Outdoor Environment
  • Management of an Incident in the Outdoor Environment
  • Unresponsive Casualties
  • Choking
  • External Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Care of patients who have suffered immersion in water
  • Secondary Survey
  • Bones, Muscles and Joint Injury
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Eye Injuries
  • Bites and Stings
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Major Illness

Course Assessment

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. 

QNUK Level 3 Award in Outdoor First aid (RQF)

Additional information

Courses - Outdoor First Aid

30th and 31st May 2024 – Tamworth – 09.30am (Blended Learning), 3rd and 4th February 2024 – Tamworth – 09.30am (Blended Learning), 5th and 6th April 2024 – Tamworth – 09.30am (Blended Learning), 9th and 10th June 2024 – Tamworth – 09.30am (Blended Learning), Private Course Booking, Register your interest

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