QA Level 2 Award in citizenAID (RQF)

The qualification has been specifically developed to help members of the public learn life-saving skills for use in these extreme situations. Based on the citizenAID phone App and pocket guide, this regulated qualification is designed to teach people how to react safely, prioritise the injured and give first aid to victims in the event of a deliberate multiple casualty incident.

During this course, candidates will have the opportunity to practise techniques for dealing with catastrophic bleeding and will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to save lives in the aftermath of a terrorist attack including determining the appropriate actions to take in the following events, using the citizenAID App or pocket guide:

• Knife attacker or active shooter
• Suspected bomb
• Exploded bomb
• Reporting the incident to the emergency services
• Prioritising multiple casualties
• Providing sufficient information when the emergency services arrive
• Dealing with an unresponsive casualty who is breathing
• Controlling severe external bleeding

Certificate = 1 year
Duration = 3 hours