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

Course Content

The course offers comprehensive training in a wide range of first aid techniques and provides candidates with the opportunity to take the First Aid Certificate Examination as required by Health & Safety 1981 Regulations.The course will include the following subject areas:
  • Introduction to First Aid
  • Airway, Breathing and Circulation (ABC)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Cardio-Pulmonary
  • Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Examination Techniques of the Conscious and Unconscious Casualty
  • Sprains, Strains and Fractures
  • Practical Bandaging and Casualty Handling
  • Hypothermia and Effects of Heat and Cold
  • Heart Attack, Angina and Stroke
  • Dealing with Nose Bleeds and Eye Injuries
  • Epilepsy and Seizures
  • Diabetes and Asthma
  • Dealing with Burns
  • Common Airway Problems and Choking
  • First Aid and the Workplace
  • Poisoning and 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

    Arbroath Campus

  • Start Date

    29 Apr 2020

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    1 Week

  • Course Fee

    All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.

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