Level-3-Emergency-First-Aid-at-Work-RQF

Compliance and Regulatory Requirements

Compliance and Regulatory Requirements:

The aim of the qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to manage a casualty in the outdoor based environments who requires emergency care until further assistance from the emergency services can be obtained.

This qualification is valid for 3 years. There is no re-qualification course which reduces the course duration. Once the qualification has expired, or is due to expire the learner is required to undertake the course again in order to maintain the qualification.

Key Points

Name: AoFAQ LEVEL 3 AWARD IN OUTDOOR FIRST AID (RQF)

National Qualification Number: 603/0979/9

Qualification Type: RQF

Guided Learning Hours: 18 (this qualification requires a minimum of 16 classroom hrs.)

Class size maximum: 12 Learners (1 Trainer)

Certificate Price £5 + VAT*

* No charge is made for Learners who have failed to attain required standard to receive the award.

Learning Outcomes

Outdoor First Aid Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

This for the first unit of the Outdoor First Aid qualification
  1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a First Aider.
    1. Identify the role and responsibilities of a First Aider
    2. Explain how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a First Aider. 1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a First Aider 1.2 Explain how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others 1.3 Explain the need for establishing consent to provide first aid 1.4 Complete an accident report form 1.5 Identify the first aid equipment that should be available 1.6 Describe the safe use of first aid equipment 2. Be able to assess an incident. 2.1 Conduct a scene survey 2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty 2.3 Give examples of when to call for help 3. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally. 3.1 Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness 3.2 Open a casualty’s airway and check breathing 3.3 Explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position 3.4 Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position and explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position whilst insulating and sheltering them. Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position providing insulation and shelter 3.5 Manage a casualty who is in seizure 4. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally. 4.1 Recognise the need to commence Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 4.2 Demonstrate Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin 5. Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking. 5.1 Describe how to identify a casualty with a: Partially blocked airway Completely blocked airway 5.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking 6. Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding. 6.1 Demonstrate how to control severe external bleeding 6.2 Control external bleeding 7. Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock. 7.1 Explain and recognise shock 7.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock 8. Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury. 8.1 Administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises 8.2 Administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds 8.3 Administer first aid to a casualty with small splinters 9. Be able to conduct a secondary survey. 9.1 Explain the importance of consent 9.2 Demonstrate a secondary survey: Gathering Patient History Physical Assessment 10. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints. 10.1 Describe how to recognise and manage common types of: Fractures Dislocations Sprains Strains 11. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected head, neck and back injuries. 11.1 Describe how to recognise and manage suspected: Concussion Skull Fracture Cerebral compression 11.2 Demonstrate how to manage a suspected spinal injury 12. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected chest and abdominal injuries. 12.1 Describe how to recognise and manage a chest injury 12.2 Describe how to recognise and manage an abdominal injury 13. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with thermal injuries. 13.1 Describe how to manage a burn and scald injury 13.2 Describe how to manage an incident involving electricity 14. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with eye injuries. 14.1 Describe how to recognise and manage eye injuries. 15. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning. 15.1 Describe how poisons enter the body 15.2 Recognise a casualty affected by common poisonous substances, including plants 15.3 Administer first aid to a casualty affected by common poisonous substances, including plants 15.4 Identify sources of information that provide procedures for treating casualties affected by poisonous substances. 16. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with anaphylactic shock. 16.1 Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis 16.2 Recognise and manage a casualty suffering from anaphylactic shock 17. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness. 17.1 Recognise and manage the signs and symptoms of major illnesses including; Heart Attack Stroke Epilepsy Diabetes Asthma Bites and stings caused by inhabitants of the outdoor environment including (ticks, wasps, bees, Adders) Leptospirosis 18. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold. 18.1 Recognise and treat the effects of extreme cold occurring by participating in activities 18.2 Recognise and treat the effects of extreme heat occurring by participating in activities 19. Be able to take and record vital signs 19.1 Complete a record of a set of vital signs – AVPU, Colour, Temperature, Breathing