First Aid Training


QA Level 2 Award (RQF)

Qualification Information

Qualification number: 603/2654/2.

  • Unit 1: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation Skills.

Course Information

The QA Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (RQF) is an accredited, regulated and quality assured qualification that is recognised throughout the UK. This intensive 1-day course has been designed to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations and safely use an AED.

This qualification is for people who have a specific interest or a responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to be able to provide CPR when dealing with an emergency which may involve using an AED.

Course Duration

The CPR and AED course that we deliver has a Total Qualification Time (TQT) requirement of 6 hours. The maximum period to achieve this qualification (including any referrals) is 3 weeks.


Principles of BLS / BLS techniques / AED use / Post-resuscitation procedures / AED maintenance.

Assessment & Certification

Course assessments include:

  • 3 x Practical assessments.
  • 1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper).

Upon successful completion of this course individuals will receive a QA Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (RQF) printed certificate as well as a credit-card style license. This qualification is valid for 1 year from date of certification. This qualification may be used towards other qualifications at the same and higher level, plus aid career progression in a relevant profession.

Entry Requirements

A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course. Please note that students must be at least 16 years old on the first day of training. There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.


We are able to deliver our CPR and AED course on your premises (subject to a pre-course assessment) to reduce the costs associated with taking time out and travelling. Alternatively, you can book onto our next available course at our Snetterton Training Facility.

Price (Per Student)

£110.00 ex VAT - Outside M25.
£130.00 ex VAT - London.

If you would like more information or to book your CPR and AED training course with us, please complete an enquiries form or call our team on 01603 486448.