During this course, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a sudden cardiac arrest; including...
- Chain of survival
- Assessing an incident
- Casualty assessment
- Managing an unresponsive casualty
- Recovery Position
- AED safety considerations
- Using an AED
- Combining AED use with CPR
- Using an AED on a child
- Procedures for when Emergency Services arrive
During this course each learner will be continuously assessed by the trainer on practical scenarios, including...
- Unconscious casualty
- Safe use of an AED
In addition each learner will be required to complete a multiple choice theory paper based on the course content, which is marked by the trainer at the end of the course.
This course attracts a QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) regulated and nationally recognised qualification, which is valid for 1 year.
To re-qualify learners should attend another ½ day Basic Life Support & AED Course on or before the 1 year anniversary of their certificate expiry date.
- Adequate lighting, ventilation & heating for the time of year
- Adequate floor space & coverings for practical sessions
- Close to male / female toilets and hand washing facilities
- A proportionate sized room for the number of learners
- Adequate exits in case of an emergency / fire
- Free of intrusive noise for uninterrupted learning
- Adequate seating for the number of learners
- Television or digital projector with VGA/HDMI connection for the digital presentation
- Aged 16 years or over
- Able to provide photographic identification
- Physical ability (reasonable adjustments can be made)
- No symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) such as: new cough, high temperature, loss of normal sense of taste or smell