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

Description

This accredited qualification provides learners with skills to further their first aid training. It is recommended for first aiders in the workplace environment who have access to a defibrillator. 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.

Those gaining this qualification will know that cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation form an essential part of the chain of survival.

Course Objectives

  • The role of the first aider
  • Managing an accident
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Chest pains
  • Getting to know the AED
  • Operating the AED
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation (CPR)

Course Prerequisites

It is recommended for first aiders in the workplace environment who have access to a defibrillator.

Course Outcome

All successful students will be issued with an Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation certificate, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their qualification.

Duration

1 day.

All successful candidates on this course get their first annual refresher training half price.

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