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QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (QCF)


This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in basic life support and the management of anaphylaxis. The content of this qualification has been approved by the Anaphylaxis Campaign.

Intended Audience

The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (QCF) qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, at home or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic life support and manage anaphylaxis when dealing with an emergency.

Course Overview

Over a half day period, successful Learners will attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: managing a casualty with anaphylaxis, CPR, common anaphylaxis triggers, signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, treatment and more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please request the Qualification Specification.

This qualification can be delivered as a standalone course (minimum of 3 hours 25 minutes) or as a ‘bolt on’ (1.5 hours excluding breaks) to other first aid qualifications that share the same assessment criteria. For further information on adding a ‘bolt on’ to your first aid qualifications, please contact us and we will be happy to help.

Key Facts

  • QAN Number: 601/5656/9
  • Ofqual regulated? Yes
  • Number of Units: 1 mandatory unit
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 5
  • Contact Learning Hours (CLH): 3 hours and 25 minutes minimum
  • Credit Value: 1
  • 3 x Practical assessments and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.
  • Qualification Valid For: 1 year
  • Price

    Price as per current price list