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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work


Qualification number
SFA/LAD funding code


Required age
16 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
Total qualification hours

Key dates

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.
1st4sport Qualifications is an active member of the First Aid at Work Forum - a group formed in response to regulatory requirements for Awarding Organisations to standardise delivery and quality assurance arrangements.

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.

Prepares learners to assess an incident, recognise the signs and symptoms of injury and illness and assist a casualty in a safe and effective manner

Qualification Progression

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.

Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

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