This accredited qualification provides learners with skills to further their first aid training.
Those gaining this qualification will know that cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation form an essential part of the chain of survival.
The topics covered by this qualification are regarded by Skills for Health as being important in maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation.
This qualification is currently assessed by a practical demonstration of competence in addition to a Multiple Choice Examination (MCE) or oral/written questioning.
All successful candidates on this course get their first annual refresher training half price.
This competency will align with the candidates’ existing PTS competence. Upon successful completion of the course, sentinel will be notified and the DCCR competence will appear on the candidates’ sentinel card. Recertification is completed as part of the PTS recertification course.