QA Level 3 Award in First Aid (RQF)


QA Level 3 Award


3 Days*

Valid for

3 Years
Staff on a Shoal emergency rescue training course

Course Provider(s)


Course Description

Qualsafe (QA) Level 3 Award in First Aid (RQF) is a nationally regulated recognised qualification. This three day First Aid at Work course meets the standards required to comply with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations, endorsed by the HSE, and is suitable for those persons who are responsible for providing emergency First Aid treatment, including how to deal with a range of injuries and illnesses, to employees and visitors within the workplace.

This qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications.

The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
• The Resuscitation Council (UK)
• A distinguished panel of experts in emergency medical care

This QA qualification is:
• For people who deal with first aid at work enabling them to be workplace first aiders under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981
• Based on the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) training standard for delivery of First Aid at Work (FAW) courses for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981

This qualification should enable Learners to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of 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.

Who Should Attend?

This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide help to people in a range of first aid situations, providing the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, heart attacks, choking, head and spinal injuries, fractures, anaphylaxis and more.

Additional Information

As the largest Awarding Organisation for First Aid qualifications in the UK, with Qualsafe Awards you can be assured that you are working with the experts, delivering regulated and nationally recognised qualifications.

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