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Activity First Aid Level 2 Blended Part One

Activity First Aid Level 2

Activity First Aid Level 2 Blended Part One at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 4 hours and 51 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Course manual available in the following languages: English, Spanish, Polish, Russian and Arabic
£24.95 + VAT

Sample Video: Introduction to Activity First Aid

The purpose of the Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid is to provide the learner with the skills, knowledge and understanding of first aid to provide appropriate care and manage life-threatening conditions, illness and injuries sustained in an active environment. This is achieved through the understanding of the general duties, responsibilities and treatment principles of first aid.

This course is taught over two days with a minimum contact time of 12 hours as a class course or blended. Where this course is completed via the blended option, the contact time can be halved.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

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  • Outdoor adventure centres
  • Watersports 

This course comes with 6.0 hrs (12.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 4 hours and 51 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
  • Identify the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
  • Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • Describe how to complete an incident report form
  • Identify the first aid equipment available and describe how it can be used safely
  • Know how to assess an incident
  • Describe how to conduct a scene survey
  • Describe how to make a primary survey of a casualty
  • Identify when and how to call for help
  • Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • Demonstrate how to assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
  • Demonstrate how to open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
  • Demonstrate how to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position that maintains an open airway and explain why it is important
  • Describe how to treat a casualty who is in seizure
  • Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • Demonstrate how to administer effective Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin
  • Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
  • Describe how to identify a casualty with a partially and completely blocked airway obstruction
  • Demonstrate how to treat a casualty who is choking
  • Manage a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  • Demonstrate how to control severe external bleeding
  • Manage a casualty who is in shock
  • Describe signs and symptoms of shock
  • Demonstrate how to manage a casualty who is in shock
  • Understand how to manage a casualty with a minor injury
  • Describe how to manage a casualty with: Small cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns, scalds, and small splinters
  • Conduct a secondary survey
  • Explain the importance of consent
  • Demonstrate a secondary survey including gathering Patient History and a physical assessment
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints.
  • Describe how to recognise and manage common types of; - Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains and Strains
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected head, neck and back injuries.
  • Describe how to recognise and manage suspected; Concussion, Skull Fracture and Cerebral compression
  • Demonstrate how to manage a suspected spinal injury.
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected chest and abdominal injuries.
  • Describe how to recognise and manage a chest injury.
  • Describe how to recognise and manage an abdominal injury
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty with thermal injuries
  • Describe how to manage a burn and scold injury.
  • Describe how to manage an incident involving electricity.
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty with eye injuries.
  • Describe how to recognise and manage eye injuries.
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
  • Describe how poisons enter the body.
  • Describe how to recognise and treat a casualty affected by common poisonous substances, including plants.
  • Identify sources of information that provide procedures for treating those affected by poisonous substances.
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty with anaphylactic shock.
  • Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis.
  • Recognise and manage a casualty suffering from anaphylactic shock.
  • Know how to provide First Aid to a casualty with suspected major illness.
  • Describe how to recognise and manage the signs and symptoms of major illnesses including; Heart Attack, Stroke, Epilepsy, Diabetes and Asthma
  • Know how to provide First Aid to casualty who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold
  • Describe how to recognise and treat the effects of extreme cold occurring by participating in activities.
  • Describe how to recognise and treat the effects of extreme heat occurring by participating in activities.

Learning Outcomes - Course in two parts: part one "Emergency First Aid Skills" and part two "Management of Illness and Injury in Activities'


1     Understand the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
1.1   Identify the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
1.2   Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3   Describe how to complete an incident report form
1.4   Identify the first aid equipment available and describe how it can be used safely
2      Know how to assess an incident
2.1   Describe how to conduct a scene survey
2.2   Describe how to make a primary survey of a casualty
2.3   Identify when and how to call for help
3      Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
3.1   Demonstrate how to assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
3.2   Demonstrate how to open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
3.3   Demonstrate how to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position that maintains an open airway and explain why it is important
3.4   Describe how to treat a casualty who is in seizure
4      Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
4.1   Demonstrate how to administer effective Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin
5      Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
5.1   Describe how to identify a casualty with a partially and completely blocked airway obstruction
5.2   Demonstrate how to treat a casualty who is choking
6      Manage a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
6.1   Demonstrate how to control severe external bleeding
7      Manage a casualty who is in shock
7.1   Describe signs and symptoms of shock
7.2   Demonstrate how to manage a casualty who is in shock
8      Understand how to manage a casualty with a minor injury
8.1   Describe how to manage a casualty with Small cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns, scalds, and small splinters

Part two

1      Conduct a secondary survey
1.1   Explain the importance of consent
1.2   Demonstrate a secondary survey including gathering Patient History and a physical assessment
2      Administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints.
2.1   Describe how to recognise and manage common types of; - Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains and Strains
3      Administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected head, neck and back injuries.
3.1   Describe how to recognise and manage suspected;  Concussion, Skull Fracture and Cerebral compression
3.2   Demonstrate how to manage a suspected spinal injury.  
4      Administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected chest and abdominal injuries.
4.1   Describe how to recognise and manage a chest injury.
4.2   Describe how to recognise and manage an abdominal injury.
5      Administer First Aid to a casualty with thermal injuries
5.1   Describe how to manage a burn and scold injury.
5.2   Describe how to manage an incident involving electricity.
6      Administer First Aid to a casualty with eye injuries.
6.1   Describe how to recognise and manage eye injuries.
7      Administer First Aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
7.1   Describe how poisons enter the body.
7.2   Describe how to recognise and treat a casualty affected by common poisonous substances, including plants.
7.3   Identify sources of information that provide procedures for treating those affected by poisonous substances.
8      Administer First Aid to a casualty with anaphylactic shock.
8.1   Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis.
8.2   Recognise and manage a casualty suffering from anaphylactic shock.
9      Know how to provide First Aid to a casualty with suspected major illness.
9.1   Describe how to recognise and manage the signs and symptoms of major illnesses including; Heart Attack, Stroke, Epilepsy, Diabetes and Asthma
10    Know how to provide First Aid to casualty who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold
10.1 Describe how to recognise and treat the effects of extreme cold occurring by participating in activities.
10.2 Describe how to recognise and treat the effects of extreme heat occurring by participating in activities.

  • First Aid Plus Student Manual Version V7.0 - 2015 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
  • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V7.0 - 2015 guidelines
  • Russian Student Manual V7.0
  • EmergencySMS service leaflet
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V7.0
  • Asthma UK weblink
  • CAT Tourniquet instruction leaflet
  • Celox leaflet on haeostatic dressings
  • Child CPR Flowchart
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Dechoker Leaflet - for emergency choking treatment
  • EpiPen Guide
  • EpiPen Patient information leaflet
  • EpiPen instruction leaflet
  • EpiPen patient information sheet
  • Epilepsy Action leaflet
  • Epilepsy and education – information for parents leaflet
  • Epilepsy facts and figures leaflet
  • First Aid Student Manual - Welsh
  • First Aid at Work Regulations 1981 HSE document
  • First Responder Care Essentials Book on Amazon
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Headway Suffolk where you can lean more about the charity and the national branches
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • How to use Celox Haemstatic gauze
  • How to use Celox gauze
  • How to use Celox granules
  • How to use the Dechoker in emergency choking treatment poster
  • Infant CPR Flowchart
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Jext Product Data Sheets
  • LifePoint AED Leaflet - Full feature for just £795 plus VAT
  • Lifepac CR2 AED Data Sheet
  • Link to HeadSmart website
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Link to the HSE website
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Tourniquet Instructions leaflet
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet

What People are Saying

“I really found this a great refresher course very easy to use.”

- Emma from South Yorkshire

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- Christian, Survival Instructor from Staffordshire