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Carry out other related internal quality

Carry out other related internal quality
Introduction These Assessment Principles have been produced by the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum (FAAOF)
in cooperation with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Qualification Regulators. These principles must be applied in addition to the generic criteria and regulations that Ofqual/SQA Accreditation/Qualifications Wales/CCEA Regulation require Awarding Organisations/Bodies meet for the delivery of regulated/accredited qualifications. Awarding Organisations/Bodies who follow these First Aid Assessment Principles should also participate in the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum (FAAOF) in line with the FAAOF Terms of Reference. This document relates to First Aid Qualifications including but not limited to: • First Aid at Work (FAW) • Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) • Paediatric First Aid (PFA) • Emergency Paediatric First Aid (EPFA) This document deals with training, assessment, evidence and quality assurance under the following headings: • Roles and responsibilities of those involved in the training, assessment and quality assurance processes • Assessment and sources of evidence Roles and Responsibilities of those involved in the Training, Assessment and Quality Assurance Processes This document details the requirements of Trainers and Assessors separately. It is accepted, however, that https://safecertawards.com/ both roles may be performed by the same person, providing the qualifications and experience requirements for both roles are met. Trainers Those involved in the training of these qualifications must have knowledge and competency in first aid as well as knowledge and competency to train based on qualifications and experience. An acceptable portfolio must show: i. Occupational knowledge and competence in first aid – evidenced by: • Holding a first aid at work qualification/medical registration as detailed in Appendix 1 ii. Knowledge and competency in teaching/training first aid – evidenced by: • Holding an acceptable teaching/training qualification as detailed in Appendix 2 AND either: • Providing an acceptable log of teaching first aid within the last 3 years or • Providing an acceptable record of competently teaching theoretical and practical first aid sessions under the supervision of a suitably qualified Trainer/Assessor Assessors Those involved in the assessment of these qualifications must have knowledge and competency in first aid as well as knowledge and competency to assess based on qualifications and experience. An acceptable portfolio must show: i. Occupational knowledge and competence in first aid – evidenced by: • Holding a first aid at work qualification/medical registration as detailed in Appendix 1 ii. Knowledge and competency in assessing first aid – evidenced by: • Holding an acceptable assessing qualification/CPD Training as detailed in Appendix 2 AND either: • Providing an acceptable log of first aid assessments conducted within the last 3 years or • Providing an acceptable record of competently assessing theoretical and practical first aid qualifications under the supervision of a suitably qualified assessor. Internal Quality Assurance Those involved in the internal quality assurance of these qualifications (IQAs) must have knowledge and competency in first aid as well as knowledge and competency in internal quality assurance. An acceptable portfolio must show: i. Occupational knowledge and competence in first aid – evidenced by: • Holding a first aid at work qualification/medical registration as detailed in Appendix 1 ii. Knowledge and competency in internal quality assurance – evidenced by: • Holding an acceptable internal quality assurance qualification/CPD training as detailed in Appendix 3 Internal Quality Assurers must: • Have knowledge of the requirements of the qualification they are quality assuring at the time any assessment is taking place. • Have knowledge and understanding of the role of assessors. • Visit and observe assessments. • Carry out other related internal quality assurance. External Quality Assurance Those involved in the external quality assurance of these qualifications (EQAs) must have knowledge and competency in first aid as well as knowledge and competency in external quality assurance. An acceptable portfolio must show: i. Occupational knowledge and competence in first aid – evidenced by: • Holding a first aid at work qualification/medical registration as detailed in Appendix 1 ii. Knowledge and competency in external quality assurance – evidenced by: • Holding an acceptable external quality assurance qualification as detailed in Appendix 4 External Quality Assurers must: • Have knowledge of the requirements of the qualification they are quality assuring at the time any assessment is taking place. • Have knowledge and understanding of the role of Assessors and Internal Quality Assurers.

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