This Level 3 qualification is made up of two units including First Aid Essentials. It is specifically designed for those who are involved in any form of activity, including sports, leisure and recreation. It’s accepted by all paddlesports organisations as a prerequisite for instructor training.
Not only is Basic Life Support included, but many other First Aid conditions are also covered, making the full qualification very comprehensive.
Unit 1, (or day 1) of this qualification contains and covers the learning outcomes of the level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work, so those who wish to gain the level 3 award in EFAW are able to sit day 1 of this qualification.
A range of subjects are covered including:
- Responsibilities and reporting
- Heart attack
- Assessment of the situation
- Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
- Minor injuries
- Basic hygiene in First Aid
- Bleeding control
- Head injuries
- Drowning injuries
- Electrical injuries
- Spinal injuries
- Heat and cold
- Burns and Shock
About Nuco Training
Nuco Training is the largest network of combined First Aid, Health and Safety, Food Safety and Safeguarding instructors in the UK. Nuco Training is an approved centre with an Ofqual and SQA regulated awarding organisation.
Assessment is ongoing by the instructor along with a multiple choice question paper, and a three year qualification will be issued to the learner, subject to assessment.