STA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
The First Aid at Work qualification forms part of the STA First Aid suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
- First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum (FAAOF) Assessment Principles for First Aid Qualifications
- Resuscitation Council (UK).
The First Aid at Work qualification is designed for people who deal with emergency first aid at work enabling them to be workplace emergency first aiders under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982
The aim of the First Aid at Work qualification is to enable individuals to develop the skills and knowledge required to deal with a range of first aid incidents including: basic life support, anaphylaxis, head and spinal injuries, asthma, bleeds and much more.
This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work to deliver basic first aid to people in a range of emergency first aid situations.
The STA First Aid at Work qualification enables learners to progress onto qualifications at the same level or above. It also allows industry professionals to maintain their continuous professional development and progress their careers.
Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982
First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum Terms of Reference and Assessment Principles
Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015