First Aid

Level 2 Award in CitizenAID (RQF)​

3 Hour Level 2 Award in CitizenAID (RQF)

Would you know how to react in the event of a terrorist attack? Whenever there is a shooting, stabbing or bomb explosion, the initial priority is understandably to ensure public safety, which can unfortunately cause delays to the emergency services being able to reach the injured.
The QA Level 2 Award in citizenAID (RQF) has been specifically developed to help members of the public learn life-saving skills for use in these extreme situations. Based on the citizenAID phone App and pocket guide, this regulated qualification is designed to teach people how to react safely, prioritise the injured and give first aid to victims in the event of a deliberate multiple casualty incident.
During this 3 hour course, candidates will have the opportunity to practise techniques for dealing with catastrophic bleeding and will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to save lives in the aftermath of a terrorist attack.
Course Overview
  • Determining the appropriate actions to take in the following events, using the citizenAIDApp or pocket guide:
    • Knife attacker or active shooter
    • Suspected bomb
    • Exploded bomb
  • Reporting the incident to the emergencyservices
  • Prioritising multiple casualties
  • Providing sufficient information when theemergency services arrive
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty whois breathing:
    • Opening the airways
    • Checking breathing
    • Recovery Position
  • Controlling severe external bleeding:
    • Applying manufactured and improvisedtourniquets
    • Using improvised and manufactured dressings to pack wounds
Assessment Process
Candidates are continually assessed throughout the course and must demonstrate competency in a number of practical areas.
On successful completion of the course learners will receive a nationally approved electronic A4 Certificate of competence, the qualification is valid for 3 years.
Additional information
Candidates should be free from injury or illness that may prevent them from bending, twisting and moving around a simulated casualty on the floor. In order to meet the assessment criteria candidates must be able to demonstrate competency.
All our courses come with excellent tuition by experienced first aid trainers, glossy course material, assessment fees and certification fees all included as standard.
Courses held on our premises also include light refreshments and a buffet lunch all included within the price.