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

Course Content

The course offers training in a wide range of first aid techniques and provides candidates with the opportunity to take the First Aid Certificate Exam required by Health & Safety 1981 Regulations. The course includes -

  • Introduction to First Aid
  • Airway, Breathing & Circulation (ABC)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) & Cardio-Pulmonary
  • Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Examination Techniques of the Conscious & Unconscious Casualty
  • Sprains, Strains & Fractures
  • Practical Bandaging & Casualty Handling
  • Hypothermia & Effects of Heat and Cold
  • Heart Attack, Angina and Stroke
  • Dealing with Nose Bleeds & Eye Injuries
  • Epilepsy & Seizures
  • Diabetes & Asthma
  • Dealing with Burns
  • Common Airway Problems & Choking
  • First Aid & the Workplace
  • Poisoning & Anaphylaxis

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Method of Assessment

Written, practical and oral.

Future Prospects

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a Qualsafe First Aid at Work Certificate which is valid for three years and qualifies them to act as a workplace first aider.


Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Day

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    01 Aug 2023

  • 9.00am - 4.30pm

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Course Fee


  • Dates can be accommodated throughout the academic year to suit candidates availability. Please contact us for next available date.
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