Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator

Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator training delivered directly in your workplace in LiverpoolBasic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator – Did you know that following a cardiac arrest, every minute without CPR and defibrillation reduces a casualty’s chance of survival by 10%? Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the UK’s biggest killers, and yet statistics show that most of the British public are unaware of the life-saving difference they can make by performing CPR and defibrillation.

This QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (QCF) qualification has been designed to provide candidates with the skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective basic life support and use an AED safely in emergency situations. 

With an estimated 60,000 out of hospital cardiac arrests occurring every year in the UK alone, make sure you are prepared!

Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator training - delivered directly in your workplace

Who is this Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator AED training suitable for: 

This course is for people who have a specific interest or responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, in being able to provide basic life support when dealing with an emergency situation which may involve using an Automated External Defibrillator. If you are a health care worker then this course will serve as a basic module and no previous first aid knowledge is needed to attend this Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator course. Delivered directly in your workplace anywhere in Liverpool, Merseyside and the North West.

Duration: This Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) course is delivered in 4 hours.

Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator AED training – course content:

On successful completion of this Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator and assessment, the delegate will be able to carry out basic life support with the aid of an AED unit to a competent and safe standard. Deal with incident safety management and know how to maintain and test the equipment used. Course topics include:

  • Chain of survival
  • Assessing an incident
  • Casualty assessment
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • Recovery Position
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR
  • AED safety considerations
  • Using an AED
  • Combining AED use with CPR
  • Using an AED on a child
  • Procedures for when Emergency Services arrive

 

Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator AED training – Assessment and Certification:

Our Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training Course is a nationally recognised, Ofqual regulated qualification accredited by Qualsafe Awards. This means that you can be rest assured that your Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training is of high quality. On successful completion of this course delegates will receive a QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (QCF) accredited certificate valid for for 1 year.

Do I need an AED? The first aid needs assessment

Please visit the Resuscitation Council (UK) website for further information on having an Automated External Defibrillator in your business. 

For more information on our Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator training then please email us. Or why not call us on 0151 515 0416 and speak to our staff.

Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator
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