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IQ Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

 

Qualification Number 603/2432/6
Title IQ Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)
Category National
Sector Health & Care
Operational Start Date 01/10/2017
Operational End Date 30/09/2020
Total Units 2 Min Credit 3
Min Guided Learning Hours 18 Max Guided Learning Hours
Min Age From 16 Min Age To 100

Registration Fee : £9.50 (excluding VAT) 

This is the administrative fee that IQ charges centres to register a learner on this qualification, and NOT a training fee. All fees include registration, certification and postage (international delivery rates may apply). 

Moderation Fee : £

Introduction

This specification is intended for trainers, centres and learners. General information regarding centre approval, registration, assessment papers, certification, reasonable adjustments, special consideration and appeals procedures are available from the website. This document should be read in conjunction with the IQ Quality Management System Centre Guide available from the website.

Qualification Purpose

Please refer to the qualification specification, available for download below. 

About this Qualification

The IQ Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) meets The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 in respect of First Aid at Work. It is aimed at individuals who intend to develop and gain formal recognition of their knowledge, understanding and skills of first aid at work. The course duration is a minimum of 3 days.

As all employers are required by law to have first aid provision for their employees, this qualification is appropriate for all individuals working or intending to work at any organisational level.

Through completing the two mandatory units, all learners will cover the essentials of first aid at work. This includes roles and responsibilities, incident assessment and casualty management with referring to the following conditions: unresponsiveness, choking, external bleeding, shock and minor injuries. Learners will also cover the administration of first aid to casualties with more severe conditions including burns, scalds, poisoning, anaphylaxis, suspected major illness and injuries affecting: bones, muscles, joints, head, spine, chest and eye(s). 

Take this Qualification

If you are interested in taking this qualification and would like to find your nearest IQ centre, please give us a call on 01952 457 452 and a member of our team will be happy to help.

Structure

Re-qualification: Candidate has successfully re-qualified
Mandatory unitsMinimum Units:2
 Minimum Credits:3
 UnitLevelCreditGLH
 J/616/4637Emergency First Aid in the Workplace316
 L/616/4638Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace3212
IQ Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

Assessment

Please refer to the qualification specification, available for download below. 

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, learners should be able to work at level 2 or above. They must be proficient in the use of English Language and physically capable of completing the practical activities involved.

Tutor Requirements

Please refer to the qualification specification, available for download below. 

Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved by IQ in order to offer this qualification and have access to the facilities and equipment necessary to train in first aid (see training venue and equipment requirements section below).

 

 

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