Award in Activity First Aid Level 2 (RQF)


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 environment

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.



The course is taught over 3 hours and includes a mixture of individual, group, theory and practical lessons including appropriate training aids. The course includes a theory assessment (multiple choice and short answer question paper). Some individual study time outside of the course is recommended.


Learning Outcomes

  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and 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

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