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ITC Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis

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ITC Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis


RQF/OfQual Recognition

This qualification is part of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) regulated by OfQual (the official regulator of qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

Course Content

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:

Be able to manage and unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally:

  • Assess the scene for danger
  • Assess a casualty's level of consciousness
  • Demonstrate how to open a casualty's airway and check for breathing
  • Demonstrate how to place an unresponsive casualty in the Safe Airway Position/Recovery Position

Be able to manage and unresponsive casualty who is NOT breathing normally:

  • Recognise the need to commence Cardiopulmonary Resusitation (CPR)
  • Perform Cardiopulmonary Resusitation on a manikin

Know how to recognise a casualty with Anaphylaxis:

  • Identify the common triggers for Anaphylaxis
  • Recognise the Signs & Symptoms of Anaphylaxis
  • Identify the possible life-threatening features of an Anaphylactic reaction

Be able to manage a casualty with Anaphylaxis by:

  • Summoning appropriate emergency help
  • Casualty positioning
  • Prepare appropriate medication for administration during anaphylaxis treatment
  • Identify key feature of various adenaline auto-injectors
  • Demonstate the safe useof an auto-injector using a training device
  • State how to safely dispose of sharps

Course Assessment

Assessment method:

  • Ongoing practical assessment by the course trainer/s throughout the duration of the course in a low stress enviroment.

Course Duration

Normally minimum of 4 hours contact training time (not including lunch and breaks).

Course Package

Minimum of 1 trainer per 12 attendees.
Interactive hands on practical training.
One CPR training manikin (Adult) per 2 attendees.
Easy to follow individual course manual.
A recognised qualification certificate with 3 years license to practice.  

Certification / Revalidation 

On successful completion of the course, attendees will be issued with the ITC Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis RQF qualification valid for 3 years. 


On-site courses can be held at your own venue, starting from £360 for up to and including 12 attendees.   

Individual places on our open courses held in the South West region start from as little as £45 per attendee.                                                                    

No scheduled events for this course