FA006: QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF)
Who is this course for?
The 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.
The minimum age for candidates is 18 years.
- 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
Delivery method and assesment
Lectures and practical elements. The course assessment is by short written test and a heavy emphasis on continuous practical assessment.