This qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
- Resuscitation Council (UK)
- Skills for Health Assessment Principles for First Aid
The content of this qualification has been approved by the Anaphylaxis Campaign.
This Qualsafe Awards (QA) qualification is:
- For people who want to know how to provide basic life support (BLS) and manage anaphylaxis
- Based on the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) training standard for delivery of First Aid at Work (FAW) courses for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
This qualification should enable Learners to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations including managing a casualty with anaphylaxis.
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.
QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (QCF)