This qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
Resuscitation Council (UK)
Skills for Health Assessment Principles for First Aid Qualifications
The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations and/or take on the role of emergency first aider in the workplace.
The purpose of this qualification is to prepare the Learner to develop the skills and knowledge needed to administer emergency first aid.
This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people in a range of emergency first aid situations.