Basic Life Support (Adult & Child)

Basic Life Support (Adult & Child)

Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2612/8

Description: This qualification is for those who are interested in, or are required to attend annual training in basic life support.

Whilst some candidates may be interested in taking this ‘Basic Life Support (Adult & Child)’ qualification for personal development, or those working in a non-medical role in a GP or dental surgery.

This qualification includes the use of a Defibrillator (AED)

Our Pricing

Clear and transparent pricing.

1 – 6 people  £240 + VAT. 

7 – 12 people  £360 + VAT.

Max 12 people per trainer.

More than 12 people please get in touch with us for a quote.

Basic Life Support (Adult & Child)

Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) is an ideal first aid course for those who want to learn basic life support for adults and children making it ideal for those working in non-clinical roles within GP practices, Dental surgeries, or Community health centres.

This Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) qualification is just 3 hours of tutor-guided learning, you will gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to be able to give your casualty high-quality lifesaving CPR, be able to use a Defibrillator (AED) safely, and confidently, also learning how to safely place your breathing but unconscious casualty in the recovery position and continue to monitor the casualty till emergency services arrive.

This course also covers how to give effective treatment if your casualty starts to choke.

You never know when these essential skills will come in handy and wasn’t so long ago our MD had to use these very skills to save a young boy’s life in a coffee shop here is the blog about the incident.

This first aid qualification is OFQUAL regulated, accredited by Qualifications Network UK, and meets Resuscitation Council UK training guidelines.

basic life support (adult & child)

Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) course learning outcomes:

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

  • Conducting a primary survey of the casualty (Adult, Child, Infant).
  • 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

Be able to:

  • safely use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • use fault finding techniques to fix common faults that may occur when using an AED

Course Duration

3 guided learning hours (1/2 day)

Course Tests

Practical observations throughout your training course.

Course Qualification

Learners who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course will be awarded an Ofqual-approved QNUK Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) (RQF)  (PDF certificate)

This qualification is valid for 1 year from the assessment date of the course

If you require a paper certificate in addition to a PDF certificate then there is a £1 + VAT fee per certificate. This can be requested at the time of booking.

Course Pre-requisites

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

Learners 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 and, therefore being physically capable of doing so.

There are no other prerequisites for this qualification.

Course Progression

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available to learners in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

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

Other First Aid Courses We Offer

Our pricing is open and transparent with NO hidden surprises.

Book your course date with us and we will come to your site to deliver your first aid training for you.

We also run workplace open courses from our centre in Rugby

Ideal for local businesses and individuals who want an accredited first aid qualification that is nationally recognised.

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