QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis
This qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
The content of this qualification has been approved by the Anaphylaxis Campaign.
This Qualsafe Awards (QA) qualification is:
This qualification should enable Learners to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations including managing a casualty with anaphylaxis.
This qualification specification provides information for Centres about the delivery of the QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis and includes the unit information, assessment methods and quality assurance arrangements.
The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to provide BLS and manage anaphylaxis.
The purpose of this qualification is to assist the Learner to update their knowledge and their continuing professional development (CPD) through developing the skills and knowledge needed to provide BLS and manage anaphylaxis.
This qualification is for people who have a specific interest or a responsibility at work, at home or in voluntary and community activities, in being able to provide BLS and manage anaphylaxis when dealing with an emergency.
This qualification contains 1 mandatory unit with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 5 hours.
Learners must complete all assessments successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification including any referrals is 3 weeks.
TQT is the total number of hours required for a Learner to achieve this qualification. It has 2 elements:
The course is accredited and certified by Qualsafe Awards.