Award in Basic Life Support and Management and Anaphylaxis
This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides learners with the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in basic life support and the management of anaphylaxis.
The content of this qualification has been approved by the Anaphylaxis Campaign.
The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (RQF) qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, at home or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic life support and manage anaphylaxis when dealing with an emergency.
Over a half day period, successful learners will gain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: managing a casualty with anaphylaxis, CPR, common anaphylaxis triggers, signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, treatment and more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.
This qualification can be delivered as a standalone course (minimum of 3 hours 45 minutes) or as a ‘bolt on’ to other first aid qualifications that share the same assessment criteria.
Future career and study opportunities
This qualification can be part of a first aid course or stand alone which can lead to further courses within Health and Social Care.