Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator

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Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF)

Who should attend?

Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the UK’s biggest killers, and yet statistics show that most of the British public are unaware of the life-saving difference they can make by performing CPR and defibrillation. This course is ideal for any member of the public who would like to learn lifesaving skills to help administer CPR and use an Automated External Defibrillator in the event of someone suffering a cardiac arrest.

Qualification

The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) qualification has been designed to provide candidates with the skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective basic life support and use an AED safely in emergency situations. This is an Ofqual regulated course and certificates are valid for 1 year.

Length of Course:

1/2 a day

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What we cover on this First Aid course

first aid tick  Chain of survival
first aid tick  Assessing an incident
first aid tick  Casualty assessment
first aid tick  Managing an unresponsive casualty
first aid tick  Recovery position
first aid tick  CPR

first aid tick  AED safety considerations
first aid tick  Using an AED
first aid tick  Combining AED use with CPR
first aid tick  Using an AED on a child
first aid tick  Procedures for when Emergency Services arrive

Pre-requisites

No previous First Aid knowledge is required to attend this course. Due to the course content learners should be able to deal with stressful situations. If this course is delivered in-house the organisation are responsible for assessing the suitability of learners to carry out this role.

Assessment

Assessment will be practical via observations carried out by the course trainer.

Ready to book your Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) course

You can book a place on one of our public courses at a cost of £40 per person or you can book an in-house course, prices are structured as follows:

1-3 delegates- £40 per person

4-6 delegates- £120

7-9 delegates £150

10-12 delegates £200

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