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Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work

    • Level3
    • Credits3
    • GLH18
    • TQT22
    • Age range16+
    • Cost£17.00
Ref: 603/1877/6

About this qualification

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations of 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. These Regulations apply to all workplaces including those with fewer than five employees and to the self-employed.

Objectives of the qualification

The Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work provides those who achieve it with the skills and knowledge to undertake the role of first aider at work. The Learning Outcomes of unit 1 of the qualification “Emergency First Aid in the Workplace” – L/615/7673 are:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Be able to assess an incident
  • Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries
For further details download the Qualification Specification

Why choose this qualification?

The Learning Outcomes of unit 2 of the qualification “Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace” – R/615/7674 are:

  • Be able to conduct a secondary survey
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries V2 11/09/2019 603/1877/6 Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with a suspected major illness
    • Level3
    • Credits3
    • GLH18
    • TQT22
    • Age range16+
    • Cost£17.00
Rules of combination

To be awarded the Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work, learners must achieve:

  • 3 credits from the two mandatory units
For further details download the Qualification Specification
Assessment Methods

Portfolio of evidence.

Quality Assurance Requirements

Tutors:

To offer this qualification, centres must ensure that tutors hold or are working towards:

Internal Quality Assurer (IQA):

Centres must also ensure that they have in place an Internal Quality Assurance person who:

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Qualification Specification

Learner requirements, units and assessment information

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