Level 2 First Aid Essentials (RQF)

A nationally recognised qualification designed for those who have a specific interest or responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid in emergency situations. Successful candidates will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: CPR, choking, external bleeding, shock and minor injuries.


Course content:

The role and responsibilities of a first aider
Assessing an incident
Managing an unresponsive casualty
CPR and defibrillation
Recovery position
External bleeding
Minor injuries:

  • Cuts, grazes and bruises

  • Minor burns and scalds

Accident reporting

Length: 1 day

Validity: 3 years

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