Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials

One Day Essential First Aid

The one day Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials is designed to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations.

Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials

Qualification Summary

The aim of the Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with the more common (and serious) first aid situations. It will develop both skills and knowledge in the area of first aid.

Who Should Take This Qualification ?

You should take the Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials if you have a need to complete an entry level first aid course but are not required to meet any regulatory requirements, such as the Health and Safety (First-Aid) regulations 1981. If you have a need to meet this requirements, either now or in the future, then we would always recommend completing the Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work. The qualification content and duration and very similar. This qualification may be suited to you if you work in the care or social sectors.


There are no prerequisites for this course. You will be required to complete practical activities & assessments during the Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials. Learners do not need good literacy skills to complete the course or qualification, but there will be a multiple choice paper at the end of the course. Should anyone experience difficulties with this style of assessment this can be completed verbally in certain circumstances. Please contact us for further details.

What Will I Learn ?

During the Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials you will complete one unit. This unit will teach you to deal with emergency situations, such as performing CPR or dealing with someone who is choking. You will also learn how to be a good first aider, and how to deal with a first aid situation.

Qualification Structure

The Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials has one unit that learners are required to complete in order to achieve the qualification.

  • First Aid Essentials
This qualification is one day in duration.

You may wish to consider the qualifications and courses listed below as alternatives or complimentary qualifications.  You should always ensure that your chosen qualification meets your requirements and needs assessment.

The items listed below can typically be added to this qualification.  Please get in touch for full details.

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Statement

We have taken a number of steps to ensure our training is safe and conforms to all current guidance and legislation. Should there be a change in guidance or legislation we may need to amend our schedule or offer learners free transfer to a new training date. Read more on our blog post on Safe & Socially Distanced First Aid Training here

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Qualification Info

  • Open Price £ 60.00*
    per person at one of our venues
  • Full Price £ 350.00*
    Full course held at your venue
  • Max Learners 12*
    max number of learners
  • Qualification Type Regulated (RQF) Certification is issued by an Awarding Organisation
  • Duration 1 Days
    Example schedule 09:00 - 16:30
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