Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator
- Course Code: FC319
- Duration: 4 hours
- Price: £30.00
- Validated by: QA
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).
The qualification and the learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
- The Resuscitation Council (UK)
- Assessment Principles for Regulated First Aid Qualifications
This 4 hour course outlines a range of knowledge and practical skills in providing basic life support (BLS) and using an automated external defibrillator (AED) safely. Learners will practise assessing and managing a casualty who needs BLS and the safe use of an AED.
This qualification is for people who have a specific interest or responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities e.g. a first aider, in being able to provide BLS when dealing with an emergency situation which may involve using an AED.
- What will I study?
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
- Know how to safely use an automated external defibrillator
- Be able to safely use an automated external defibrillator
- 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 Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) qualification:
- Practical assessments these are observed by the trainer throughout the four-hour course
There are three practical assessments:
- Use of an AED (BLS/AED)
- Recovery Position
On success completion of the course candidates will be awarded the Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) 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.
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