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
This QA qualification is 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.
Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in situations which can arise when providing care.
QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials (QCF) is suitable for anyone looking to learn the basic first aid skills who are not in the work environment.
This qualification is for people who have a specific interest or a responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to be able to provide basic first aid to people they are caring for when dealing with an emergency.
QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials (QCF)