FIRST AID QUALIFICATION

1. LEVEL 2 EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK QCF

This Regulated Qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to become an emergency first aider. This provides learners with skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in low risk workplace environments for the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982 purposes.
Also approved by the Association of First Aiders.

Course Duration: Typically, 1 day

2. LEVEL 3 FIRST AID AT WORK (QCF)

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.

Also approved by the Association of First Aiders.

Course Duration: 

  • 3 days (Initial Qualification)
  • 2 day (Re-qualification)

3. LEVEL 2 ACTIVITY FIRST AID (QCF)

The Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid (QCF) is a training course which is designed for those who are involved in the outdoor and activity based environments that require a first aid qualification in addition to providing the knowledge and skills to operate in these different and often challenging environments.
Also approved by the Association of First Aiders.

Course Duration: 2 days

4. Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Anaphylaxis (QCF)

Key Points:
Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis qualification has been designed to provide the knowledge and skills to manage casualties with anaphylaxis.
Anaphylaxis is a potentially life-threatening condition and prompt action in its recognition and management is essential to preserve life.
This course provides the underpinning knowledge and appropriate skills to manage casualties and ultimately if required to perform effective basic life support until emergency assistance can arrive.
The qualification is valid for 3 years and is supported by Skills for Health.
Course Duration: 1 day

5. Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and the Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (QCF)

Key Points:

This qualification is recommended as training for first aiders in the workplace environment who have access to a defibrillator.
The topics covered are regarded by Skills for Health as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation.

Course Duration: 5 hrs.

6. Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid for Drivers (CPC)

Key Points:
Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid for Drivers qualification is a training course which is designed for those who are involved in the driving industry and require a first aid qualification to meet the Certificate of Professional Competency (CPC) first aid requirements in addition to providing the knowledge and skills to operate in these different and often challenging environments.
Also approved by the Association of First Aiders.
Course Duration: 1 day

7. Level 3 Award in The First Person on Scene Intermediate (RQF)

Key Points:
The new Level 3 Award in the First Person at Scene (RQF) is an up to date qualification underpinned by current practice.
It provides learners with the knowledge and life savings skills to assess, manage and treat a patient in a trauma and/or medical emergency and to stabilise the patient for up to forty minutes before the ambulance or pre-hospital care providers arrive.

Course Duration: 

  • 30 hours total qualification time (minimum 24 hours in classroom)

This qualification is valid for 3 years. Once the qualification has expired, or due to expire the learner is required to re undertake the course again in order to maintain the qualification. Requalification training

Paediatric First Aid

1.Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF)

 Key Points:

This regulated first aid qualification is specific to infants aged under 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty. If is ideal for parents and babysitters.

This qualification is the first unit (day one) of the Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF). This latter qualification meets the requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as issued by the department for Education and Skills Foundation Stage relating to Early Years childcare.

Also approved by the Association of First Aiders.

Course Duration: Typically, 1 day

2. Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)

Key Points:
This regulated first aid qualification is specific to infants aged under 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty. It fulfils the requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as issued by the department for Education and Skills Foundation Stage relating to Early Years childcare.
This Level 3 qualification is an extended version of the Emergency Paediatric First Aid.
Also approved by the Association of First Aiders.
Course Duration: Typically, 2 days

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