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Qualsafe - QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials course syllabus.

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Is the QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Qualsafe Awards (Qualsafe). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (Qualsafe) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.
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What is the Qualsafe - QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials course?

Category: First-Aid
Level: Beginner

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification enables Learners to gain the skills and knowledge needed to administer safe, prompt, effective first aid in situations which can arise when providing care.

During this 1 day course, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, choking, external bleeding, shock and minor injuries.

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Who is the Qualsafe - QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials course designed for?

The QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials (RQF) qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people they are caring for when dealing with an emergency.

What subjects does the Qualsafe - QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials course cover?

This qualification contains 1 mandatory unit with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 10 hours. Full details of this unit are in Appendix 1

Learners must complete all assessments in the unit successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 3 weeks.

TQT is the total number of hours required for a Learner to achieve this qualification. It has 2 elements:

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) is the time a Learner is being taught and assessed under the immediate guidance of a Trainer/Assessor, which for this qualification is 6 GLH (minimum), and

The number of hours a Learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation and study, including assessment, as directed by, but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of a Trainer, e.g. pre-course reading, which for this qualification is 4 hours.

How is the Qualsafe - QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials course assessed?

5 x Practical assessments,

1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.

What certificate do I get for passing the Qualsafe - QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials course?
Qualsafe - QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials (RQF)
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