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Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator

Course Information

  • Course Code: FC319
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Price: £30.00

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Overview

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:

  • CPR
  • 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.

What can I do next?

We have offer a wide range of First Aid courses, 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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