Qualification Overview 

This qualification is based on the HSE training standard for delivery of First Aid at Work courses for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981. This three-day HSE accepted course is for higher risk workplaces such as factories and construction sites that require a more in-depth course. Certificates are valid for 3 years. 

Aim of Qualification 

The aim of the qualification is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency 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 the first aider. 

Intended Audience 

The qualification is designed for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide First Aid when dealing with an emergency situation. 
For more information on the QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work, Qualsafe Award, quality assured training, please click on below information: 
Next course date: 6th December 2021 
Location: Great Barford, Village Hall, Bedford 
Time: 0900-1730 
Cost: £80.00 per candidate. 
Contact: 07793 531197 to book your place. 

Entry Requirements 

There are no formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning, learners should possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements of the qualification. 

Requalification Requirements 

This QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is valid for a period of 3 years, within which time the learner will need to re-take the course and the assessments in order to remain qualified. 
For more information regarding the Health and Safety Executive awarding bodies for First Aid at Work training requirements, please see below link: 


This QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is valid for a period of 3 years. On successful completion of the course, participants will receive a First Aid Interventions Ofqual QA Approved Certificate which meets the requirements of the HSE. 
Please contact us for cost and availability, this course can take place on your premises for a maximum number of 12. We can run this course from one of our venues which would be located near you, but what is important to us is that the learning environment is comfortable and conducive to learning. Our course cost includes a copy of the book Emergency First Aid Made Easy and Certificate. First Aid Interventions are approved by Qualsafe Awards, an Awarding Organisation recognised by Ofqual to offer regulated qualifications. 

Course content 

Accidents and illness 
Using a first aid kit 
Record keeping 
Treatment of an unconscious casualty 
Heart attacks 
Choking, Bleeding 
Burns and scalds 
Poisoning, Fractures 
Seizures, Asthma 
Severe allergic reaction 
Eye injuries 
Low blood sugar and Fainting 
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