Level 3 Award In Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)
In line with guidance provided by the Health and Safety Executive, (HSE) the objective of this qualification is to support learners in learning to administer emergency first aid.
The course covers the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident, and how to recognise signs and symptoms of injury and illness. It also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED, providing first aid to a casualty who is choking and dealing with external bleeding and hypovolemic shock.
This qualification is usually achieved by taking a one-day classroom-based course, of which six hours are supervised and guided.
Upon completing this course, learners are fully qualified to act as emergency first aiders in the workplace for a period of three years, after which point they will have to re-take the course. Additionally, it is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.Book On This CourseNow
Assessment consists of two parts. The first is a practical observation, completed throughout the course of the delivery, which assesses learners’ ability to demonstrate first aid skills. The second is made up of written and oral questioning, in which learners must provide a short response to set questions, concerning underpinning knowledge of first aid.
Level 3 Award In First Aid at Work (RQF)
In line with guidance provided by the Health and Safety Executive, (HSE) the objective of this qualification is to support learners in learning to administer first aid in the workplace.
The course covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident, and recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness. It also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries, and anaphylaxis.
This qualification is usually achieved by taking a three-day classroom-based course, of which 18 hours are supervised and guided.
Learners who complete this course are fully qualified to act as emergency first aiders in the workplace. It is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually, as this qualification lasts for a period of three years, at which point they will have to re-take the course.Book On This CourseNow
The two-part assessment for this qualification comprises a practical observation and a written and oral exam. The first is assesses learners’ ability to demonstrate first aid skills, and is completed throughout the course of the delivery. The second concerns underpinning knowledge of first aid, requires learners to give short responses to set questions.
Compliance & First Aid Training Package
Employers Nationwide need to ensure their legal obligation to provide, or ensure that there are provided, such equipment, training and facilities as are adequate and appropriate in the circumstances for enabling first-aid to be rendered to his employees if they are injured or become ill at work.
As its your duty as an employer to make provision for the first-aid, Vitae we can off you a ‘One-Stop’ Compliance and First-aid Training Package. This would include the following:
We can make a comprehensive assessment of first-aid needs appropriate the circumstances (hazards and risks) of your work place.
Information for employees
We can help you with locating the equipment including providing the required signage making staff aware of where the first aid equipment is.
First-aid materials, equipment and facilities
When the assessment has been completed we can then advise you on the materials, equipment and facilities needed to make sure the level of cover identified as necessary will be available to employees at all relevant times. This will include ensuring all first-aid equipment, suitably marked and easily accessible, is available in all places where working conditions require it.
Where the first-aid assessment identifies a need for people to be available for rendering first aid, the employer should ensure that they are provided in sufficient numbers and at appropriate locations to enable first aid to be administered without delay should the occasion arise. Where 25 or more people are employed, even in low-hazard environments, at least one such person should be provided.
Health & Safety
Level 2 Award Safe Moving & Handling (RQF)
Suitable for new starters and refresher training, this qualification is an introduction to moving and handling activities for those who need specific training in manual handling. This course teaches learners that it is important for moving and handling must be carried out correctly, for a safe working environment to be maintained.
Subjects covered include the reasons for safe manual handling, manual handling risk assessments principles, types of equipment, and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.EnquireNow
This qualification takes 20 hours in total, of which 10 hours are recommended for guided learning.
TQT and GLH values are based on average learners, and assigned as guidance.
This qualification is assessed in two parts. The first part is a multiple-choice question examination, covering the breadth of the course syllabus and carried out within a 30-minute timeframe. The second part is a practical assessment.
Teaching, Assessing & Quality Assurance
Level 3 Award In Assessing Competence In The Work Environment (RQF)
This qualification is intended for individuals who assess occupational competence in an individual’s work environment.
This qualification takes 90 hours in total, of which 54 hours are recommended for guided learning. TQT and GLH values are based on average learners, and assigned as guidance.
Assessment is based on a portfolio of evidence which must cover all assessment criteria of the units selected. The portfolio of evidence is assessed and internally quality assured by the Centre.EnquireNow
Level 3 Award In Assessing Vocational Achievement (RQF)
This qualification is intended for those who assess both occupational competence and vocational skills in various training environments, including workshops, classrooms and workplaces.EnquireNow
This qualification takes 150 hours in total, of which 84 hours are recommended for guided learning. TQT and GLH values are based on average learners, and assigned as guidance.