First Aid at Work (Management of Catastrophic Bleeding)
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. This qualification also includes management of catastrophic bleeding, only included, as outlined by the HSE, for those working in high risk environments where this injury is a significant risk.
This qualification has the purpose of supporting a role in the workplace.
QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Management of Catastrophic Bleeding) (RQF)
Qualification accreditation number 603/2561/6
Qualification level 3
Credit value 3
Guided learning hours (GLH) 19
Total Qualification Time (TQT) 23
Unit one title
Emergency First aid and management of catastrophic bleeding in the workplace
Unit two title
Recognition and management of illness and injury in the workplace
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 first aider.
It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.
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.
There are no other pre-requisites for this qualification.
A range of subjects are covered in unit 1 including:
A range of subjects are covered in unit 2 including:
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