Responding to Incidents with an AED

Responding to Incidents with an AED

Course Specification: Qualification accreditation number: 603/2456/9

Description: This qualification is for those that require additional training in basic life support and safe use of an AED.

Many attendees are those working in environments that have an AED available, such as Gyms and public places such as shopping centres, transport hubs, etc.

Our Pricing

Pricing that is both clear and transparent.

From as little as £31.54 + Vat per person (Based on 12 people.)

Min. 4 people; Max. 12 per trainer.

If your group is larger than 12, please contact us for a quote.

Responding to Incidents with an AED

Responding to Incidents with an AED is a short course designed for anyone who has an AED (defibrillator) at work and wants to learn how to use it in an emergency first aid situation.

Learning how to give effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult, child, or infant who has stopped breathing, learn how to safely and confidently use an AED (defibrillator), and how to troubleshoot common issues such as low batteries or outdated pads.

You will also gain the expertise to position a casualty in the recovery posture, regardless of whether they are an adult, child, or infant. In addition, you will acquire knowledge about the proper techniques to address and assist individuals in case they experience choking.

This first aid qualification is OFQUAL-regulated, accredited by Qualifications Network UK, and conforms to the Resuscitation Council UK training guidelines.

responding to incidents with an AED

Responding to Incidents with an AED 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.
  • is 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.
  • place a casualty into the recovery position.
  • give a handover to emergency services.

Course Duration

3 guided learning hours (1/2 day)

Course Tests

Multiple Choice Question Paper.

  • 70% required to pass this part of the course (4 out of 6)

Practical Observations.

  • For this qualification, learners must be able to perform relevant practical tasks on the floor during the summative assessment. 100% pass mark required.

The assessment will take place under examination conditions; i.e. learners will sit at least 1.25 metres apart and will not be allowed to confer during the examination. No books, including dictionaries, will be permitted during the examination.

Course Qualification

Learners who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course and pass the multi-choice question paper will be awarded an Ofqual-approved  QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Incidents with an AED (RQF)

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

You will receive:

  • An Ofqual-regulated QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Incidents with an AED (RQF)
  • An Ofqual-regulated QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Incidents with an AED (RQF) pdf certificate.
  • QNUK plastic qualification card for a wallet or purse.

Course Pre-requisites

Learners must be at least 16 years old to pursue this qualification.

Learners will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in the workplace.

This includes performing CPR on a casualty who is on the floor and thus physically able to do so.

There are no other requirements for this qualification.

Course Progression

Learners undertaking this qualification may wish to progress to QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

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 Courses We Offer

Our pricing is open and transparent, with no hidden costs.

Book your course date with us, and we will come to your location to provide first aid training for you.

We also run workplace open courses from our centre in Rugby

Ideal for local businesses and individuals seeking nationally recognised accredited first aid qualifications.

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