Activity First Aid – 2 Days
QA Level 2 Award (QCF)
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.
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This qualification, and the learning outcomes covered thereby, are 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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
This Award in Activity First Aid is only valid for a period of 3 years, within which time the Learner will need to re-take the course and the assessment in order to remain qualified.
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