QA Level 3 Award in the Safe Administration of Lifesaving Medication (RQF)


Successful learners will gain the knowledge and confidence needed to safely provide lifesaving medication at emergency or life-threatening incidents. Topics covered include: common types of lifesaving medication, determining a patient’s condition, guidelines and protocols relevant to the administration of lifesaving medication.


This regulated and nationally recognised qualification has been designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to safely administer medication in a Prehospital environment.


This QA qualification is for people who work as emergency care providers in various emergency care settings who would be expected to assess patients, administer medication and monitor the effects of the medication.

Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective medication delivery with an understanding of the role of a medication provider.