This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in basic life support and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) usage in emergency situations.
The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (QCF) qualification has been designed for those who have a specific interest or responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities to provide BLS when dealing with an emergency situation which may involve using an AED.
Over a half day period, Learners will develop the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations and safely use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Topics covered include: managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, using an AED on both adults and children, combining AED use with CPR and more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered.
DURATION: HALF DAY
QAN Number: 601/5378/7
Ofqual regulated? Yes
Number of Units: 1 mandatory unit
Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 5
Contact Learning Hours (CLH): 3hrs 40mins minimum
Credit Value: 1
Assessment: 3 x Practical assessments and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.
Qualification Valid For: 1 year