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Name: Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillation (RQF)

National Qualification Number: 603/2402/8

Qualification Type: RQF

Class size maximum: 12 Learners (1 Trainer)

Manikins: 1 manikin required per 3 Learners + Trainer AED

This qualification has been developed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to administer basic life support and use an AED in an emergency. Early defibrillation and CPR are vital in the chain of survival following a cardiac arrest. This course is able to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to operate the AED safely. 
It meets the HSE and the Resuscitation Council training recommendations for use of AEDs in the workplace.

Course Duration: 4 hrs.                                       

£55 per person (Discount available for group bookings)

Information Links:

Skills for Health                                                                                                           http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/
Health & Safety Executive (HSE) First Aid Section                                                   http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/
HSE GEIS3 A guide for employers - Selecting a first-aid training provider. (pdf)    http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/geis3.pdf
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981. Guidance on Regulation         http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l74.htm
First aid needs assessment                                                                                           http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/needs-assessment.htm
Resusciation Council UK AED Guidelines                                                                 https://www.resus.org.uk/EasySiteWeb/GatewayLink.aspx?alId=803

Compliance and Regulatory Requirements:

This Qualification provides learners with the skills and knowledge to deal with a person having a heart attack or cardiac arrest.  It meets the recommendations from the HSE  covering the provision and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in the workplace.

It conforms with the recommendations from the UK Resuscitation Council and it is further approved by the Association of First Aiders for the use of an AED both within and outside of then workplace. It is suitable for all first aiders and people who come into contact with individuals in risk of suffering with a cardiac arrest. 

Entry requirements

Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training.

There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.