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First Aid Qualifications

Ref : B21-49

Type : Amendment

Date : 29 June 2021

First Aid Qualifications

603/2447/8 - Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work
603/2446/6 - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
603/6323/X - Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid
603/6322/8 - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

Centres will be aware that the RCUK’s Resuscitation Guidelines 2021 were published in May. These revised Guidelines set out the best practice and clinical excellence in resuscitation to give people the best chance of a successful outcome from cardiac arrest. The Guidelines cover all age groups.

https://www.resus.org.uk/library/2021-resuscitation-guidelines

All healthcare organisations and individuals should plan to implement the changes into practice within 12 months of the publication date.

The First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum, of which NOCN is a member, will continue to review the first aid qualifications and we will notify centres of any amendments.

Qualifications Related to this Bulletin
Title Sector Level Reference
NOCN Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid Health and Social Care Level 3 603/6323/X
NOCN Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid Health and Social Care Level 3 603/6322/8
NOCN Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Health and Social Care Level 3 603/2447/8
NOCN Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work Health and Social Care Level 3 603/2446/6