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1st4sport Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work
Content update 30 September 2022
Guidance on blended learning included in the specification. Events with start dates on or after 1 November 2022 'must' include the teaching and assessment of rescue breaths for the learner to gain the qualification. This means a return to the normal delivery plans, which include the teaching of rescue breaths.
- Qualification number
- SFA/LAD funding code
- Required age
- 16 +
- Guided learning hours
- Total qualification hours
- Operational start date
- Qualification review date
- Certification end date
The skills and knowledge will qualify your learners to fulfil the role of an emergency first-aider in the workplace, who can be relied upon to perform a variety of emergency first-aid tasks, including:
- identifying when and how to administer cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
- who has external bleeding
- who is suffering from shock
- who has small cuts, grazes, bruises or splinters
- who has minor burns and scalds.
This is a regulated Emergency First Aid at Work qualification and is supported by the HSE and meets the requirements of the HSE First Aid Regulations 1981. Note that learners must requalify every three years to maintain their status as an emergency first-aider.
There is no specific exit route in terms of opportunities available following successful completion of the qualification. However, receipt of a regulated Emergency First Aid at Work qualification may allow access to certain qualifications where first-aid may play a role.
This qualification will allows learners to take on additional responsibility within the workplace as an emergency first aider. Holding this qualification may also support applications for work, adding value to the learner’’s résumé.