Basic Life Support for Adults and Children

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Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children (RQF)

Who should attend?

This is the perfect qualification 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 qualified first aiders who are looking to refresh their knowledge and practise the latest basic life support techniques.

Qualification

The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed to equip candidates with the essential skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective basic life support in an emergency situation. This is an Ofqual regulated course and certificates are valid for 1 year.

Length of Course:

1/2 a day

basic life support for adults and children

What we cover on this First Aid course

Managing an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally

first aid tick  Recognising when to commence CPR and defibrillation
first aid tick  Adult CPR and defibrillation
first aid tick  Child CPR and defibrillation
first aid tick  Infant CPR and defibrillation

Managing an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally

first aid tick  Assessing levels of consciousness

first aid tick  Opening the airway

first aid tick  Checking the breathing

first aid tick  Recovery position

first aid tick  Managing choking

first aid tick  Recognising the signs of choking

first aid tick  Choking treatment for adults, children and infants

Pre-requisites

No previous First Aid knowledge is required to attend this course. Learners should be able to complete the physical activity of administering CPR. 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 in the workplace.

Assessment

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

child mouth to mouth

Ready to book your Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children (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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