Basic Life Support (Adult & Child)

Basic Life Support (Adult & Child)

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Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2612/8

Description: This qualification is aimed at those looking to learn basic life support. This may be for the purpose of personal achievement, however, may also support a role in a workplace; for example, clinical and non- clinical staff working in a GP or Dentist practice.

Qualification objective: This qualification has the purpose of supporting a role in the workplace.

Basic Life Support (Adult & Child)

Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) is an ideal course if you or your staff members work in a non-medical role such as in a primary care setting such as GP surgeries, Dental practices, or Community health centres.

This 1/2 day (4 guided learning hours) course will give you or your first aid trained staff members the confidence and competence to be able to successfully manage an unconscious casualty, and give life saving CPR to a casualty who has stopped breathing.

You will also learn how to use an AED confidently and competently and how to place the casualty into the recovery position whilst awaiting medical assistance.

Also on this Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) course you will learn how to provide treatment to someone who is choking.

Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) course is a regulated qualification approved by Ofqual and is accredited by Qualifications Network, and meets all current HSE and UK Resuscitation Council guidelines.

basic life support (adult & child) course

Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) course syllabus includes:

Have the understanding to able to assess an incident in reference too:

  • Conducting a primary survey of the casualty (Adult, Child, Baby)
  • Summon appropriate assistance.

Be able to administer and provide first aid to a casualty who:

  • is unresponsive but breathing normally
  • is unresponsive but NOT breathing normally
  • choking

Course Duration

4 guided learning hours (1/2 day)

Course Tests

Practical observations during your training course.

Course Qualification

Candidates who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course will be awarded an Ofqual approved QNUK Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support (RQF)

This is valid for 1 year from the date of the course, you will receive an A4 size certificate.

Course Pre-requisites

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 1 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

There are no other pre-requisites for this qualification.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available to candidates in England.

The Qualification can be delivered in other countries however candidates should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice.

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