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Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator

The qualification means learners should be able to safely and effectively use an automated external defibrillation machine.

Course information

This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to take further training or to develop their knowledge and/or skills in this subject area. It is recommended for first-aiders in the workplace environment who have access to a defibrillator.

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

The qualification means learners should be able to safely and effectively use an automated external defibrillation machine.

Course Content

Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally.
Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally.
Know how to safely use an automated external defibrillator.
Be able to safely use an automated external defibrillator.

 Assessment

1] Practical observation
The practical assessment of learners for the qualification is completed throughout the course delivery. This ongoing assessment will involve learners demonstrating practical first-aid skills across a number of areas. The assessment will be recorded using the BLS&AED Assessment Pack.

2] Written/oral questioning
Learners are required to answer a series of questions to evidence their understanding of the theory content in line with the required standard. Oral questioning can be used to extract further information for these questions, with the tutor documenting the responses, or when more information is required to supplement learners’ written responses, according to individual learners’ needs. The assessment will be recorded using the BLS&AED Assessment Pack – Theory.

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  Course duration

This course is delivered over half a day.

Entry Guidance

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification however learners are advised to have a minimum of level 1 literacy.

£ Pricing

Pricing is based on the number of people attending the course. Please visit out pricing page for full details of the costs.

 Certification

All successful students will be issued with a certificate which is valid for a period of 3 years.