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First Aid Essentials Level 2

APMS are delighted to be working with QUALSAFE in order to deliver superb, high quality, interactive and outstanding standards of training; leading to recognised qualifications across the UK.


This regulated and nationally recognised qualification enables students to gain the skills and knowledge needed to administer safe, prompt, effective first aid in situations which can arise when providing care.


The QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials (RQF) qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people they are caring for when dealing with an emergency.

During this 1-day course, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, choking, external bleeding, shock and minor injuries


For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification at the bottom of this page

Enrolment on the course can be done via our website by completing the training request document, or by calling our staff to discuss your needs.


However, when your students attend the venue of your choice they MUST BE ABLE TO PROVIDE PHOTOGRAPHIC IDENTIFICATION for FULL enrolment, those who fail to provide this documentation will not be allowed to start, and will be unable to enrol as per (QUALSAFE GUIDELINES).

During the course students will Fulfil the competencies set out within the QualSafe standards of practical and knowledge-based competencies.


In order to successfully obtain this qualification students will complete the QualSafe framework which provides students with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to obtain their QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials (RQF)


Students shall be assessed by five Practical assessments, A Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.

At the first stage this will be checked and verified by the trainer to ensure students completion is to an acceptable standard; which is likely to be passed by (QUALSAFE); all skill exams and written documentation shall be checked by our trainer, when satisfied FULL acceptable assessments shall then be sent to (QUALSAFE) for further verification and certification.


It is therefore imperative that students are able to have full mobility, flexibility and are able to kneel and carry out rigorous tasks.


APMS are happy to discuss the practical assessments required by students’ ensuring their abilities are likely to aid a PASS.


APMS trainers will provide as much support (within our identified limitations), The course criteria MUST be met, lateness to the course and/or nonattendance may lead to students failing to qualify.


APMS strongly recommend that any student put forward for the course is free from all commitments for the duration of the course, this will help ensure that the success rate of your students is not compromised, and full commitment can be given.

Payment for courses MUST be made in advance, we require a full list of student details (this shall be explained further during the booking process); however, NAMES CANNOT BE CHANGED, this is due to our registration processes agreed with (QUALSAFE).


Successful Learners will receive a QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials (RQF), certificate personalised with their personal and Centre’s details.


Prices quoted are inclusive of VAT, within this price your student will receive a Free Lesson Plan, Practical Assessment Sheets, Multiple Choice Question Papers and a Guide to Assessing First Aid Qualifications. Successful Learners will receive a QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials (RQF) certificate as well a plastic aide memoire, both personalised with their Centre’s details.

QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials (RQF)

1-day MANDATORY attendance course

Course minimum 5 Students, with a Maximum of 10


1-10 Students

1-6 Students = EA @ £95.00

7-10 Students = 4 Students @ £85.00



Please note, the additional discount is for a group of 10 students, should the total number of students be less than 10, then the individual fee will apply. Unfortunately, once registered, names are non-transferable, therefore no refunds shall be authorised. APMS must receive full payment for the course at least 3 working days before the training date.


APMS will supply all necessary equipment to ensure that students are able to fulfil their training needs without compromise.


Out of county training may incur additional expenses for travel ad trainer accommodation, if you wish to discuss enrolment on this course in more detail please do not hesitate to call or email us at

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