Focus Awards Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

(QRN – 601/6101/2)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) aims to develop learner’s knowledge,understanding and skills of first aid at work. The qualification will provide learners with the opportunity to administer first aid procedures in the workplace by becoming a qualified first aider.

The Focus Awards Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) meets the Health and Safety Executive (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 in respect of First Aid at Work and is aimed at those who work or intend to work for a range of organisations. All employers are required by law to have a First Aid provision for their employees.

In achieving the Focus Awards Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF), all learners will cover essentials of First Aid, including roles and responsibilities, incident assessment and managing and administering First Aid to casualties in a variety of situations. These situations could relate to breathing, chocking, bleeding, shock and minor injuries as well as casualties with sudden poisoning, anaphylaxis and suspected major illness.

 

 

Qualification Structure

In order to achieve the Focus Awards Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) Learners must complete 2 mandatory units.

 

 

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

 

 

Progression routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)
  • Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

 

 

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however learners should be 16 to undertake this qualification.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level Credit GLH
Mandatory unit
Emergency First Aid in the Workplace A/504/4517 2 1 8
Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace F/504/4518 3 2 16