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QA Level 3 Award

Emergency First Aid at Work

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work qualification is designed for individuals who wish to act as an emergency first aider in their workplace.

Why study with us

  • Gain essential first aid skills
  • Give effective first aid in emergency situations

Level: QA Level 3 Award
Delivery: Campus
Study mode: Part-time
Duration: 8 hours (9.00am-5.00pm)
Campus: Preston
Start date: 25 October 2023 and 15 February 2024 (places will be filled on the October course before bookings are opened on the February course)

Course overview

What's covered?

The roles and responsibilities of an emergency first aider

  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Minor injuries
  • Cuts, grazes and bruises
  • Minor burns and scalds

Entry requirements

You must be a current UCLan Student.


This course is based in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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