QA-Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (QCF)

Course Information

  • Course Code: FC280
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Price: £45.00
  • Start Date: 21-Apr-17
  • Days: FRI
  • Times: 09:00-13:00
  • Delivery Type: PT

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Overview

This 4 hour course is designed for people who want to know how to provide basic life support (BLS) and manage anaphylaxis. The qualification and the learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:

    The Resuscitation Council (UK)
  • Skills for Health Assessment Principles for First Aid Qualifications

The content of this qualification has been approved by the Anaphylaxis Campaign.

This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, at home or in voluntary and community activities, to provide BLS and manage anaphylaxis when dealing with an emergency.

Please note we can deliver this course for a group on your premises or here at College for a maximum of 12 candidates this is priced at £280.00 per group (additional travel costs apply).

What will I study?

The course will be delivered by utilising a flexible approach to teaching considering the learners speed and abilities, in learning style, to make the learning experience more interesting and enjoyable which helps stimulate learning and maximise theological knowledge and practical application. This will be achieved by the use of; work books, PowerPoint, group discussion, practical activities, role play and question and answer sessions.

The course will cover the following:

    Management of an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally.
  • Management of an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally.
  • Recognition of a casualty with anaphylaxis.
  • Management of a casualty with anaphylaxis
Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

How will I be assessed?

The following are the methods of assessment for the Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (QCF) qualification:

Practical assessments – these are observed by the trainer throughout the four-hour course 

Practical assessments are:

    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation including Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
  • Management of Anaphylaxis
  • Recovery Position

Formative Assessments

A range of informal assessment procedures employed by the Trainer/Assessor during the learning process to measure each Learner’s knowledge, skills and understanding related to the assessment criteria.

On success completion of the course candidates will be awarded the Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (QCF) Qualification, which is valid for a period of 1 year, within which time the learner will need to re-take the course and assessments to remain qualified.

What can I do next?

We offer a wide range of First Aid courses, please click here for further information.

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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