Half Day Qualification in the Use of an Automated External Defibrillator

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

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The Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator is designed to enable Learners to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to provide Basic Life Support (BLS) and use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) safely. As this is a half day qualification, ideally you will already hold a first aid qualification.

Qualification Summary

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

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Qualification Info

Open Price*

£55.00

per person at one of our venues

Full Price*

£325.00

full course held at your venue

Max Learners*

12

maximum learners per trainer

Type

RQF

certification is issued by an Awarding Organisation

awarding organisation

Qualsafe

default awarding organisation

Duration

0.6 days

example schedule 09:30 - 13:40

*Prices and Max Learners may vary depending on location and venue. Check specific qualification details or get in touch to confirm

Who Should Take This Qualification ?

You should take this qualification if you have a specific interest or responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, in being able to provide BLS when dealing with an emergency situation which may involve using an AED.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend the Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF)

You will be required to complete practical activities & assessments during the Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF). Learners should be physically capable of performing this tasks, which may include bending, kneeling and lying on the floor. If you qualification or course includes a CPR assessment, this will be required to be completed on the floor and may last for a minimum of 2 mins.

Learners do not need good literacy skills to complete the Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF), but there will be a multiple choice paper at the end of the course. Should anyone experience difficulties with this style of assessment this can be completed verbally in certain circumstances. Please contact us for further details. We would strongly recommend that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

For learners with English as a second language, a small pocket dictionary may be useful to help translate. If you feel you would benefit from receiving any course materials prior to starting your training then please get in touch.

Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training.

What Will I Learn ?

During the Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) you will complete one unit.

This will teach you to deal with emergency situations that may require basic life support (such as completing CPR) and how to safely and correctly use an AED.

Qualification Structure

The Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) has one unit that learners are required to complete.

  • Basic Life Support And Using An Automated External Defibrillator (3 Assessments)
    • CPR
    • Use of an AED (BLS / AED)
    • Recovery Position

The Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) usually takes half a day to complete.

Resources & Downloads

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Alternative Qualifications

You may wish to consider the qualifications and courses listed below as alternatives or complimentary qualifications. You should always ensure that your chosen qualification meets your requirements and needs assessment.

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