The purpose of the First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6 is to provide Learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding required to act as a first aider in the workplace. The qualification covers all the required first aid skills necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding, or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services.
This qualification is Category B on the FPHC PHEM Skills Framework:
First Level Responder, nationally certified and qualified to meet statutory requirements within the workplace e.g., EFAW, FAW.
This qualification is also in line with the delivery standards for regulated first aid qualifications, which are agreed upon nationally by the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum (FAAOF) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
The First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6 is recognised as an equivalent to the FAQ Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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