Award in Basic Life Support & Safe Use of Automated External Defibrillator
This qualification 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 (BLS) when dealing with an emergency situation which may involve using an AED.
This QA qualification outlines a range of knowledge and practical skills in providing BLS and using an AED safely. Learners will practise assessing and managing a casualty who needs BLS and the safe use of an AED.
Chain of survival
Assessing an incident
Managing an unresponsive casualty
AED safety considerations
Using an AED
Combining AED use with CPR
Using an AED on a child
Procedures for when Emergency Services arrive
Next Course Date:
Scheduled on request
For 3 or more bookings
Achieve practical competency to deal with range of first aid situations and safely use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
Format & Assessment:
Classroom. Practical assessments and multiple choice knowledge assessments covering each unit.
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