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QA Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid (QCF) 
 

 
Qualification Overview 
 
This qualification, and the learning outcomes covered thereby, is based on the recommendations of the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the Skills for Health Assessment Principles for First Aid Qualifications. QA Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid (QCF) is registered on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) regulated by Ofqual. 
 
Aim of Qualification 
 
The aim of the qualification is to enable Learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations. Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of the first aider. 
 
Structure of the Qualification 
 
This qualification is comprised of two mandatory units with a total value of 2 credits with 20 guided learning hours. For further details on these full course specifications can be supplied upon request. Guided learning hours are provided as a guide to the estimated hours an average Learner would study to gain the unit. This does not have to be face to face instructional time and can include self directed study at home, such as reading course handouts and further self study. We recommend that the minimum face to face time that the QA Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid (QCF) should be delivered in is 12 hours contact teaching (excludes breaks). 
 
Intended Audience 
 
The qualification is designed for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide First Aid when dealing with an emergency situation whilst undertaking activities, such as sports, swimming, hiking, rock climbing, etc. 
 
Entry Requirements 
 
There are no formal entry requirements, but in order to benefit from the learning, Learners should possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements of the qualification. 
 
Course Content 
The Role of a First Aider 
Incident and Casualty Assessment 
CPR 
Unconscious Casualty 
Management of a seizure 
Choking 
External Bleeding and Shock 
Minor Injuries 
Secondary Survey 
Fractures, Sprains and Strains, Dislocations 
Head, Neck and back Injuries 
Thermal Injuries (Burns, Scalds) 
Eye Injury 
Poisoning 
Anaphylactic Shock 
Major illness 
Extreme heat and cold 
Tailored to you 
 
EFS understand that our fixed courses may not right for you therefore, we can bespoke courses to develop the skills of the individuals on your sites based around the risks on your premises and your organisation's needs and requirements. The flexibility of our courses means that we can deliver cost-effective training at your preferred venue, on dates to suit you, wherever practicable. 
 

Course Prices 

Course duration: 2 days 
Maximum number (Group): 12 
Minimum number (Individual): 8 
Group Cost: £1100 + VAT* 
Individual Cost: £140 + VAT* 
*Subject to location. Individuals can simply book on a course held at our Bicester HQ or chosen venues across the UK. Please call for details. 
 
Any bookings of 8 or more people can be run at any of our locations or a suitable venue of your choice. 
 
For more information please contact Steve Whiteside 
stevewhiteside@eventfiresolutions.co.uk | 0800 999 4343 | www.eventfiresolutions.co.uk 
 
 
 

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