This qualification launched on 1st October 2017 and replaced the Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF).
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become emergency first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training emergency first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.
- 1.The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider and how to assess an incident.
- 2.The qualification also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED, providing first aid to a casualty who is choking and dealing with external bleeding and hypovolaemic shock.