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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 | Health & Safety
Operational Start Date 01/10/2017
Operational End Date 30/09/2020
Total Units 2 Mandatory Units 2
Min Guided Learning Hours 18 Total Qualification Time 30
Min Age From 16


Registration Fee : £10.00 (excluding VAT) 

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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). 

Unit Structure

Re-qualification: Candidate has successfully re-qualified
Mandatory unitsMinimum Units:2
 Minimum Credits:3
 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)


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