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Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) NEW April 2022

This qualification is the NEW replacement qualification for the Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) (603/2132/5). 

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 1 August 2022 MUST be registered against this new qualification.


Who is this qualification for?

The qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training 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 qualification learners should expect to undertake 22 hours of learning, typically over three days, with a minimum contact time of 18 hours.

Topics covered

The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident and recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness. The qualification also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries, anaphylaxis and correct use of auto-injectors.

Assessment method

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.