emergency first aid at work course

Emergency First Aid at Work


Qualification purpose

This qualification is aimed at those looking to undertake the role of an Emergency first aider in the workplace, as outlined in the Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.


Qualification objective

This qualification has the purpose of supporting a role in the workplace.

Qualification structure


Qualification title QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)


Qualification accreditation number 603/2452/1


Qualification level 3


Credit value 1


Guided learning hours (GLH)  6


Total Qualification Time (TQT) 7


Unit one title

Emergency First aid in the Workplace


Pre-requisites

This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a workplace emergency first aider.

Candidates between 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, however they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole emergency first aider.

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

There are no other pre-requisites for this qualification.

Course Content


A range of subjects are covered including:


  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • How to assess an incident
  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • How to manage a casualty who is in shock
  • How to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
  • How to manage a casualty with a minor injury
  • How to manage a casualty with external bleeding


  • Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment.
  • This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

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