QA Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid (RQF)

Would you know how to provide effective first aid in an emergency?
The QA Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who have a responsibility to provide first aid in outdoor and activity based environments.

Candidates will gain the knowledge and skills needed to treat a range of conditions that could occur during any form of activity, from life threatening illnesses to minor injuries including:

• The role and responsibilities of a first aider
• Assessing an incident
• Managing an unresponsive casualty
• CPR and AED use
• Recovery Position
• Heart Attack
• Stroke
• Head, neck and back injuries
• Chest and abdominal injuries
• Fractures
• External bleeding
• Shock
• Burns and scalds
• Choking
• Poisoning
• Anaphylaxis
• Asthma
• Diabetes
• Epilepsy and seizures
• Treatment for hot and cold temperatures
• Minor injuries
• Sprains, strains and dislocations
• Eye injuries

Certificate = 1 year
Duration = 12 hours