First Aid Qualification

QNUK Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support (Adults and Children) (RQF)

Guided Learning HrsTotal Learning HrsCredit Value
3 Hrs3 Hrs1

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is for those that are interested in, or are required to attend annual training in basic life support. While some candidates may be interested in undertaking this qualification for personal development, those working in a GP or dentist surgery may attend to meet industry requirements.

This qualification includes the use of a AED

Entry requirements

This qualification is available to those over 16 years.

Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate First Aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

Progression route:

Learners may progress onto the following qualifications:

  • QNUK Level 3 Award in First aid at Work (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Incidents with an AED (RQF)

QNUK Level 3 Award in Activity First Aid (RQF)

Guided Learning HrsTotal Learning HrsCredit Value
12 Hrs14 Hrs2

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is for those requiring a first aid qualification to support their role as a sports coach or instructor. The qualification builds on the Emergency first aid at work qualification, to include core common injuries found in sorting activities.

Entry requirements

This qualification is available to those over 16 years.

Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate First Aid procedures as they would in a real environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

Progression route:

Learners may progress onto the following qualifications:

  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Outdoor First aid (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 3 Award in First aid at Work (RQF)

QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)

Guided Learning HrsTotal Learning HrsCredit Value
6 Hrs7 Hrs1

Who is it suitable for?

This is the most popular first aid qualification. The Emergency First aid at work qualification is the choice of many employers to ensure they are meeting the requirements of the Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981

The QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) is ideal for those employers that need to meet the minimum requirement of first aid regulations; typically those working in shops, offices and other low risk environments.

Entry requirements

This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being an emergency first aider.

Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate First Aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

Progression route:

Learners may progress onto the following qualifications:

  • QNUK Level 3 Award in First aid at Work (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Incidents with an AED (RQF)

QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Guided Learning HrsTotal Learning HrsCredit Value
6 Hrs7 Hrs1

Who is it suitable for?

This is the most popular first aid qualification. The Emergency First aid at work qualification is the choice of many employers to ensure they are meeting the requirements of the Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981

The QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) is ideal for those employers that need to meet the minimum requirement of first aid regulations; typically those working in shops, offices and other low risk environments.

Entry requirements

This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being an emergency first aider.

Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate First Aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

Progression route:

Learners may progress onto the following qualifications:

  • QNUK Level 3 Award in First aid at Work (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Incidents with an AED (RQF)

QNUK Level 3 Award in First aid (Annual Refresher) (RQF)

Guided Learning HrsTotal Learning HrsCredit Value
3 Hrs3 Hrs1

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is for those that hold a current First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work qualification, who are in need of an annual refresher as recommended in the Health and Safety (First aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.

Please note, this qualification is intended to ensure candidates maintain their skills during their qualification period. This is not a re-qualification, qualification

Entry requirements

This qualification is available to those over 16 years.

Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate First Aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

Progression route:

Learners may progress onto the following qualifications:

  • QNUK Level 3 Award in First aid at Work (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)

QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

Guided Learning HrsTotal Learning HrsCredit Value
18 Hrs24 Hrs3

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is for those undertaking the role of a first aider in the workplace. The QNUK Level 3 Award in First aid at Work (RQF) has been developed in conjunction with other AOs and supports employers to meet their requirements under the Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981. (NI 1982)

Entry requirements

This qualification is available to those over 16 years.

Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate First Aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

Progression route:

Learners may progress onto the following qualifications:

  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Anaphylactic Reactions (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Incidents with an AED (RQF)

QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Guided Learning HrsTotal Learning HrsCredit Value
12 Hrs16 Hrs2

Who is it suitable for?

 This qualification is aimed at those working in an early years setting who require a paediatric first aid qualification to meet the early years foundation stage requirements.

The QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First aid (RQF) is seen as the most common qualification for early years practitioners and is delivered over 2 days.

Entry requirements

This qualification is available to those over 16 years.

Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate First Aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

Progression route:

Learners may progress onto the following qualifications:

  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Anaphylactic Reactions (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Incidents with an AED (RQF)

QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Anaphylactic Reactions (RQF)

Guided Learning HrsTotal Learning HrsCredit Value
3 Hrs5 Hrs1

Who is it suitable for?

 

This qualification is for those that require additional training in basic life support and management of anaphylaxis. Many attendees are those working in environments that support children that may be at risk of severe allergic reactions, for example those working in nurseries and other early years settings.

The qualification has also been designed as the perfect add-on to standard first aid courses such as the QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First aid (RQF).

Entry requirements

This qualification is available to those over 16 years.

Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate First Aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

Progression route:

Learners may progress onto the following qualifications:

  • QNUK Level 3 Award in First aid at Work (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First aid (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Incidents with an AED (RQF)