This qualification is the NEW replacement qualification for the Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) (603/2133/7).
Centres will have until Sunday 31 July 2022 to familiarise themselves with the new qualification documentation and incorporate it into the relevant course designs.
All courses running from the 1st August 2022 MUST be registered with this new qualification.
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become emergency first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training emergency first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.
How long will it take?
To complete this emergency first aid at work qualification learners should expect to undertake 7 hours of learning, typically over one day, with a minimum contact time of 6 hours.
The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider and how to assess an incident. The qualification also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED, providing first aid to a casualty who is choking and dealing with external bleeding and hypovolaemic shock.
This qualification is assessed by practical demonstration and multiple-choice theory test.
Invaluable support for your learners
Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply contact your centre manager for full information.