Our Training Courses

First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid

QA Level 3 Award (RQF)

Qualification Information

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

Qualification number: 603/2384/X.

  • Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace.
  • Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace.

QA Level 3 Award (RQF) in Paediatric First Aid:

Qualification number: 603/0785/7.

  • Unit 1: Emergency Paediatric First Aid.
  • Unit 2: Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies.

Course Information

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) and the QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) are accredited, regulated and quality assured qualifications that are recognised throughout the UK. This combined 3-day course qualifies individuals to practice effective first aid for adults, children and infants.

The Combined First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid course has been specifically designed for those who work in settings that require both first aiders and paediatric first aiders such as: schools, sports clubs and other settings where adults and children are both present.

Course Duration

The First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid course we deliver has a Total Qualification Time (TQT) requirement of 22 hours. In order to facilitate continual learning the course should be delivered over 3 consecutive days; however, this can be adapted to suit your individual requirements. The maximum period to achieve this qualification (including any referrals) is 10 weeks.

Syllabus

  • Adult

Roles & Responsibilities / Incident Assessment / Unresponsive casualties / Resuscitation and AED / Choking / External bleeding / Shock / Minor injuries / Secondary survey / Bones, joints and muscle injures / Head and spinal injuries / Chest injuries / Burns & Scalds / Eye injuries / Poisoning / Anaphylaxis / Major illnesses (Heart attack / Stroke / Epilepsy and seizures / Asthma / Diabetes).

  • Paediatric

Roles & Responsibilities / Incident Assessment / Unresponsive casualties / Resuscitation and AED / Choking / External bleeding / Shock / Minor injuries / Fractures / Head, neck and back injuries / Eye, ear and nose injuries / Diabetes / Asthma / Allergies / Meningitis / Febrile convulsions / Extreme heat and cold / Electric shocks / Burns & Scalds / Poisoning / Anaphylaxis.

Assessment & Certification

Course assessments includes:

  • 8 x Practical assessments.
  • 2 x Theory assessments (Multiple Choice Question Papers).

Upon successful completion of this course individuals will receive a printed QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) AND a printed QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) certificate as well as plastic aide memoirs. These qualifications are valid for 3 years from date of certification.

Numbers

A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course. Please note that students must be at least 16 years old on the first day of training.

Location

We are able to deliver our First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid course on your premises (subject to a pre-course assessment) to reduce the costs associated with taking time out and travelling.

Price

£435pp - Outside M25.
£570pp - London.

If you would like more information or to book your First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid training course with us, please complete an enquiries form or call our team on 01603 486448.