V Selective are recruiting on behalf of an Ofqual recognised Apprenticeship End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) who have recently expanded their awarding activities to develop and deliver regulated and nonregulated qualifications for the energy and utilities sector.

As part of this expansion they are wanting to appoint an EQA for First Aid. The role is offered on an Associate basis with a combination of remote and on site quality assurance activity, including travel to approved sites. The daily rate for work in £450.

As an EQA you will be a key contact for Approved Centres delivering regulated and non-regulated First Aid qualifications, and for potential new Centres seeking approval. You will provide advice, guidance and support for Centres as part of the approval process, and subsequently for all aspects of delivery of the qualifications to ensure that the Centre is delivering our qualifications as intended, protecting the interests of learners and in line with our policies, processes and procedures to ensure that the Centre and our organisation remain compliant with Ofqual’s General Conditions of Recognition.


You will have recent experience in working in the vocational education or training sector with an awarding organisation or other professional body as an EQA. You will already hold an existing EQA qualification and be able to demonstrate competence in quality assurance and audit activity in a training and development environment.

Applicants must have knowledge and competency in first aid, holding a first aid at work qualification/medical registration issued by an Ofqual / SQA Accreditation / Qualifications Wales / CCEA Regulation recognised Awarding Organisation/Body:

  • e.g. First Aid at Work, Emergency First Aid at Work, Paediatric First Aid, Emergency Paediatric First Aid, Paediatric First Aid or First Aid at Work qualification
  • OR – Current registration as a Doctor with the General Medical Council (GMC)2
  • OR – Current registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)2
  • OR – Current registration as a Paramedic with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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