This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the necessary skills and knowledge needed to deal with an adult or child who requires basic life support in an emergency situation.  


Intended Audience


The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children (QCF) qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities to provide basic life support for adults and children. It is also ideal for those who are qualified in providing first aid and are looking to refresh or develop their existing first aid knowledge and skills further.


Course Overview


During this half day course, Learners will be given the opportunity to practice essential basic life support procedures, including:  assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, recovery position, CPR and choking. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered.



Key Facts


  • QAN Number: 601/6961/8
  • Ofqual Regulated? Yes
  • Number of Units: 1 mandatory unit
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 4
  • Contact Learning Hours (CLH): 3 minimum
  • Credit Value: 1
  • Assessment: 5 x Practical assessments and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.
  • Qualification Valid For: 1 year


£45 per person. (Includes all registration fees and learning materials such as books)

How to book

To book, please call us on 0800 999 2447 to secure a place on our next course at one of our training centres.

Corporate bookings where we come to you can be arranged, please call us to discuss your requirements.

About Us

Based in Hastings, East Sussex, Phoenix Medical Services provides a range of services across the United Kingdom. Each of our services is bespoke and tailored to fit your event and your individual needs. Whether you require event first aid cover, patient transfer, secure patient transfer, care-line services, training or more, we're only one call away.


What We Do

Customer Service is at the forefront of our business. All our staff receive a full company induction and are selected for their ability to not only do an efficient job but also to provide excellent customer service. Our staff are highly trained with skills ranging from First Aid at Work all the way through to Paramedics and Doctors.