1st4sport Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

Qualification Number 603/2263/9
Guided Learning Hours (TQT) 71 (7)
SFA/LAD Funding Code 603/2263/9

Entry Age

Qualification Operational Start Date: 01/10/2017
Qualification Review Date: 30/08/2020
Qualification Specification Download

This qualification is equivalent to Level 3 on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF)2.

To find out how to apply to deliver this qualification see the How to Apply section. There are no costs involved in applying or becoming a 1st4sport recognised centre.

The 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work aims to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to provide appropriate care and manage life-threatening conditions, minor injuries and illness primarily in the workplace. Learners will be able to assess an incident, recognise the signs and symptoms of injury and illness, and assist a casualty who is suffering from injury and illness in a safe and effective manner. The qualification has been written in line with the ‘First Aid at Work: The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 Approved Code of Practice and Guidance’, and learners completing this qualification will be able to be deployed as emergency first-aiders in the workplace.

1 6 if online learning is utilised

2Please note there may be exceptions to the above. Further information about the EQF can be found on the EQF Portal.

Learners are required to be:

  • a minimum of 16 years of age
  • able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).

The qualification is divided into the following units:

Title Unit Reference Number GLH
1 Emergency First Aid in the Workplace T/616/1457 7

Unlike many other awarding organisations, which just supply you with the basic qualification standards, we go that extra mile to support you by providing:

  • full and comprehensive Learner Portfolios, which give you valuable learning and assessment tools specifically designed to meet the learning outcomes of the qualifications and the needs of your learners – saving you the time and trouble of developing your own
  • helpful delivery, Assessment and Quality Assurance Approach information, providing you and your workforce with much-needed support and guidance on best practice when delivering,assessing and quality assuring our qualifications. Resources that support the delivery of this qualification include session plans and a PowerPoint presentation.

Plus, we also provide your learners with a handy mini kit, which includes the resources they need to complete the assessments!
For recognised centres and tutors, the qualification is supported by the following resources:

  • generic administrative guidance and tools for recognised centres
  • 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Qualification Specification outlining the requirements of the qualification
  • 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Delivery, Assessment and Quality Assurance Approach
  • assessment tools
  • resources to support the delivery of the qualification, including session plans a PowerPoint presentation.

For learners, the qualification is supported by the following resources:

  • 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Learner Pack Part One
  • 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Learner Resource Pack
  • assessment tools.

Fees are charged per learner and provide registration and certification for the qualification, as well as a 1st4sport Learner Pack, learning resources and certificate. Centre recognition, qualification approval and annual centre fees may also be applicable.

If you are interested in delivering this qualification, please contact [email protected]

This qualification sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). Further information about the benefits of the framework can be found by visiting the Ofqual website.

All learners being registered for RQF qualifications are required to have a Unique Learner Number (ULN) issued by the Learner Register. To be approved to offer this RQF qualification, you will need to demonstrate that you can access and verify learners’ ULNs with the Learner Register. For more information about this process, please visit the Learning Records Service website.

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