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

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 and has been designed for those who have a specific interest or responsibility at work, or involuntary and community activities to provide BLS when dealing with an emergency situation which may involve using an AED. This course is delivered over half a day and allows learners to 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 include:

  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR
  • Using an AED on both adults and children
  • Combining AED use with CPR and more