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The level of teaching was outstanding and this really showed in the exam marks. The trainer’s enthusiasm for First Aid really shone through and this in turn motivated the group to learn, practise and ask as many questions as possible. […]. The instructor passed on expertise in such a way that did not alienate anyone even though it was a diverse group of people from all parts of the business. The examiners were wonderful, giving us extra tips and advice once we had passed; this gave everyone confidence in their new skills and will allow us as individuals to handle a first aid situation.

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Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support inc. Anaphylaxis

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To ensure candidates are trained in basic life support techniques and to provide information on anaphylaxis and explain the administration of the medication for its control.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain and demonstrate adult resuscitation techniques
  • List the causes of unconsciousness
  • Demonstrate the management of unconsciousness
  • Demonstrate adult choking techniques


Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate valid for 12 months.


External accreditation is available for this course, if required, through Advantage Accreditation. Additional costs will apply, please contact us.

Target Audience

Anyone who cares for children or babies and is required to hours have practical skills and knowledge in paediatric first aid to meet Ofsted requirements.

Additional Information

The Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulations 2017 will come into force on 1st October 2017. They state that:
  • Schools in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will be able to purchase, without a named individual prescription, adrenaline auto-injectors to keep as spares on site to use in an emergency situation
  • The intention is that the spare adrenaline auto-injector would be used for administration to a pupil at that school who is known to be at risk of anaphylaxis and who requires the medicinal product in an emergency
  • The amendments to the legislation do not make it a requirement that schools have a spare, they simply allow for schools to choose to do this based on their own assessments and discretion


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