This qualification is designed for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide first aid when dealing with an emergency situation whilst undertaking activities, such as sports, swimming, hiking, rock climbing, etc.
- The roles and responsibilities of a first aider
- Assessing an incident
- Managing an unresponsive casualty
- Wounds and bleeding
- Minor injuries
- Secondary survey
- Head, neck and spinal injuries
- Chest and abdominal injuries
- Thermal injuries
- Eye injuries
- Major illness
- Extreme heat and cold
This Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid is only valid for a period of 3 years, within which time the learner will need to re-take the course and assessments in order to remain qualified. It is regarded as best practice for those holding first aid qualifications to undertake annual refresher training.