|VTCT Product Code: FA3A1||GLH: 18||Age Restriction: 16|
|Qualification Number: 603/2381/4||Units: 2|
Documentation for this qualification last amended 6th September 2018
Statement of purpose
Who is this qualification for?
The VTCT Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is aimed at learners aged 16+ who wish to learn the roles, responsibilities and skills expected of an emergency First Aid worker. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
What does this qualification cover?
This qualification will teach learners how to manage casualties who:
Additionally learners will identify how to minimise the risk of infection.
Why is this qualification the most suitable?
Learners will understand the role of a First Aid worker and be able to provide a valuable skill that is not only required by employers but can be used in any given emergency situation. Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of a range of practices and theories that can be used in a variety of emergency situations. They will also develop the ability to apply practically the knowledge, understanding and skills by simulation where specified.
What could this qualification lead to?
Learners who achieve this qualification are eligible to become a recognised First Aid at Work responsible person able to provide emergency first aid in a safe, prompt and effective manner.
Who supports this qualification?
The Assessment Principles have been produced by the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum (FAAOF) in cooperation with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Qualification Regulators.
Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 2 components and earn a minimum of credits.
|Unit Code||Unit Ref||Unit Title||Level||Credits||GLH|
|UFA1||M/616/4020||Emergency First Aid in the workplace||3||6|
|UFA2||J/616/4038||Recognition and management of illness and injury in the workplace||3||12|
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