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About this training

Would you know what to do in an emergency?


The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed to equip candidates with the essential skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective basic life support in an emergency situation.


It is the perfect qualification for those who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities to provide basic life support for adults and children. It is also ideal for qualified first aiders who are looking to refresh their knowledge and practise the latest basic life support techniques.

This course covers
  • Assessing an incident

  • Managing an unresponsive casualty who is

  • not breathing normally:

  • Recognising when to commence CPR and defibrillation

    • Adult CPR and defibrillation

    • Child CPR and defibrillation

    • Infant CPR and defibrillation

  • Managing an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally:

  • Assessing levels of consciousness

  • Opening the airway

  • Checking breathing

  • Recovery Position

  • Managing choking

  • Recognising the signs of choking

  • Choking treatment for adults, children and infants

City AED

Basic Life Support

On location

In centre - coming soon!


Course length

4 hours

Certificate lasts for

1 year


QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Chrildren

Per person*


Prices from

On location training

We'll deliver this course at your place.

We'll get in touch to arrange training at your site

Our total fee for this course


*price per person when the maximum number join. Please note that our fee remains the same regardless of the number of people who join.

Any prerequisites?

How many people can join this course?

Up to 12

How old do I need to be?



This qualification is Ofqual regulated and awarded by Qualsafe Awards - the biggest awarding organisation for first aid qualifications in the UK.


In our training centre

Come to our training centre in Ipswich

Coming soon!

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