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1st4sport Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work
This qualification has been extended until 30 September 2026
Following review, this qualification has been extended to 30 September 2026.
- 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.