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Activity First Aid

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The QA Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who have a responsibility to provide first aid in outdoor and activity based environments. Successful candidates will gain the knowledge and skills needed to treat a range of conditions that could occur during any form of activity, from life threatening illnesses to minor injuries.


A guidance document is available on request which identifies the course syllabus against British Canoeing's expected content for courses. 

A range of outdoor activity First Aid related subjects are covered including:

  •  The role and responsibilities of a first aider

  • Assessing an incident

  • Managing an unresponsive casualty

  • CPR and AED use

  • Recovery Position

  • Heart Attack

  • Stroke

  • Head, neck and back injuries

  • Chest and abdominal injuries

  • Fractures External bleeding

  • Shock

  • Burns and scalds

  • Choking

  • Poisoning

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Asthma

  • Diabetes

  • Epilepsy and seizures

  • Treatment for hot and cold temperatures

  • Minor injuries Sprains, strains and dislocations

  • Eye injuries

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