The Level 3 First Aid at Work qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications. It should enable learners to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of 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 a first aider.
The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations and/or take on the role of first aider in the workplace. This qualification should prepare Learners to develop the skills and knowledge needed to take on the role of first aider in the workplace.
This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people in a range of first aid situations.
Learners will be assessed by a Tutor. This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years. The Learner needs to retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified.
The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work may be used towards other qualifications at the same and higher level, plus aid career progression in a relevant profession.