a hand being bandaged up as part of Activity First Aid Training in Scotland

Activity First Aid

3 year
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Would you know how to provide effective first aid in an emergency?

The QA level 2 Award in Activity First Aid (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who have a responsibility to provide first aid in outdoor and activity based environments.

Successful candidates will gain the knowledge and skills needed to treat a range of conditions that could occur during any form of activity, from life threatening illnesses to minor injuries.

More Information

  • Certificate valid for 3 years
  • Ofqual regulated
  • 2 day course

What’s covered?

  • The role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and Automated External Defibrillation (AED) use
  • Recovery Position
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Head, neck and back injuries
  • Chest and abdominal injuries
  • Fractures
  • External bleeding
  • Shock
  • Burns and scalds
  • Choking
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy and seizures
  • Treatment for hot and cold temperatures
  • Minor injuries
  • Sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Eye injuries