Gain your regulated Scottish SCA Emergency First Aid at Work qualification
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The purpose of the Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6 is to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to provide appropriate care and manage life-threatening conditions, minor illness and injuries.

Where an organisation's risk assessment of First Aid needs identifies that there is a requirement for Emergency First Aid at Work qualified staff, the Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6 meets the requirements of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) First Aid Regulations. All learners will have the knowledge and skills required to provide Emergency First Aid in an occupational setting in a prompt, safe and effective manner.

This qualification has been accredited by SQA Accreditation and may be eligible for public funding. Each unit within the qualification and the qualification itself will have a unique reference number which is listed in this specification. The qualification title and unit reference numbers will appear on the learners’ final certification document. Learners need to be made aware of this when they are recruited by the centre and registered with FutureQuals.

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This course gives learners the opportunity to gain a formally recognised regulated qualification. If you require funding, a regulated qualification is often required. Phone us and we can advise if needed. If you choose our course leading to a regulated qualification, there are additional assessment criteria to be undertaken with an instructor and a small extra certification charge.

Regulated Qualification Details
Course Title: Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6
QAN: R538 04
Level: 6
Credit Value: 1
TQT: 10
The Register of Regulated Qualifications
  • Any workplace requiring first aiders

Learning Outcomes

1 Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider

  • 1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • 1.2 Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • 1.3 Identify the need for consent to provide first aid

2 Be able to assess an incident

  • 2.1 Conduct a scene survey
  • 2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
  • 2.3 Summon appropriate assistance when necessary

3 Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty

  • 3.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • 3.2 Demonstrate CPR using a manikin
  • 3.3 Justify when to place a casualty into the recovery position
  • 3.4 Demonstrate how to place a casualty into the recovery position
  • 3.5 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is experiencing a seizure

4 Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking

  • 4.1 Identify when choking is: • mild • severe 
  • 4.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking

5 Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding

  • 5.1 Identify the severity of external bleeding
  • 5.2 Demonstrate how to control external bleeding

6 Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock

  • 6.1 Recognise a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • 6.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock

7 Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries

  • 7.1 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with: • small cuts • grazes • bruises • small splinters
  • 7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds.
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
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Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class case locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

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