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QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (RQF)

This qualification is for people who have a specific interest or a responsibility at work, at home or in voluntary and community activities, in being able to provide BLS and manage anaphylaxis when dealing with an emergency.

How long is the course?

This qualification contains 1 mandatory unit with a total value of 1 credit and is 4 hours duration.

What is the maximum number of learners allowed on one course?

There is a maximum of 12 allowed per tutor

Can anyone attend?

Learners must be at least 16 years old on the first day of training.

What topics will be covered?

1. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
2. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
3. Know how to recognise a casualty with anaphylaxis
4. Be able to manage a casualty with anaphylaxis

How is the course assessed?

- Formative assessment conducted by Trainer throughout the course

- Practical assessment - 3 completed throughout the course


The Learner receives 2 certificates on achieving this qualification:
• The qualification
• A list of the units in the qualification


This qualification is valid for a period of 1 year. The Learner needs to retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified.


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