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UPCOMING COURSES 2021
Monday 18th - Wednesday 20th January 2021 - Witney
Name: QUALSAFE LEVEL 3 AWARD IN FIRST AID AT WORK (RQF)
Abbreviated Name: FAW.
National Qualification Number: 603/2384/X
Qualification Type: RQF
Guided Learning Hours: 22 (this qualification requires a minimum of 18 classroom hrs.)
Where this qualification is undertaken in less than 22 hours, additional learner instruction may be undertaken through research i.e. Internet, reading or work based activities.
Note: Where a Learner holds a valid FAW certificate, this qualification requires a minimum of 12 classroom hrs.
Class size maximum: 12 Learners (1 Trainer)
Manikins: 1 manikin required per 3 Learners
Qualsafe Level 3 First Aid at Work (RQF)
This Regulated Qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to become a first aider. It covers a wider range of subjects than that covered by the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification. It provides learners with the skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in higher risk workplaces or workplaces with an increased number of employees. Produced in aid of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982 purposes.
As this is a Regulated Qualification, an Employer who obtains training from a Qualsafe Approved Centre is not required to carry out any due diligence on the training provider in order to ensure the suitability of the training (HSE statement).
Also approved by the Association of First Aiders.
Course Duration: 3 day (Initial Qualification)
Cost: £265 per person (Discount available for group bookings)
Compliance and Regulatory Requirements:
This Qualification provides learners with skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in higher risk workplace environments or workplaces with a larger number of employees. The qualification is for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982. however is also highly relevant for a wide range of first aid situations.
The Qualsafe Level 3 First Aid at Work is a Regulated Qualification which removes the requirements for the Employer to carry out due diligence on the training provider. See HSE GEIS3 "A guide for employers - Selecting a first-aid training provider" for details.
Skills for Health http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/
Health & Safety Executive (HSE) First Aid Section http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/
HSE GEIS3 A guide for employers - Selecting a first-aid training provider. (pdf) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/geis3.pdf
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981. Guidance on Regulation http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l74.htm
First aid needs assessment http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/needs-assessment.htm