Emergency First Aid at Work

The purpose of this qualification is for the learner to attain knowledge and practical competencies required to deal with a range of workplace first aid situations.

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Available Regulators

Qualification Number: 603/2346/2
Title: STA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work
Credit Value: 1 Credit


Qualification Number: R542 04
Title: STA Award in Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6
Credit Value: 1 Credit

  • Be 16 years of age or older
Validity of Award

This qualification is valid for 3 years.

Length of Course

7 Notional Guided Learning Hours:

  • 6 Recommended Guided Learning Hours
  • 1 Non-Contact Guided Learning Hours
Course Information

This qualification covers:

  • The role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assess an incident
  • Unresponsive casualty
  • Choking
  • External bleeding
  • Shock
  • Small cuts
  • Grazes
  • Bruises
  • Small splinters
  • Injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • Burns and scalds
Mandatory Units
  • Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
Assessment Criteria
  • Continual assessment by the tutor
  • Complete a worksheet during the course