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Responding to incidents with an AED 

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2456/9

Description: This qualification is aimed those working in an environment where an AED is available.

The qualification has been mapped to current UK resuscitation council guidelines.

Responding to incidents with an AED:

Responding to incidents with an AED (Defibrillator) is an ideal course both as a standalone course or also as a bolt-on to other first aid courses we deliver too.

responding to incidents with an aed

The staff member will gain knowledge, skills and understand how to use an AED competently and safely, also learning how to troubleshoot an AED if it develops a simple fault, and rectify that simple fault too, you will also learn how to give CPR to a casualty that has stopped breathing, and also how to manage the casualty safely and competently too.

This course is Ofqual approved and meets the requirements of UK Resuscitation Council guidelines too.

Course Cost:


Maximum of 12 staff members per course.

Our pricing is clear and transparent and the price we quote is the price you pay.

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This course covers:

  • The heart
  • The chain of survival
  • Primary survey
  • Resuscitation
  • Unconscious casualty management
  • Using an AED safely & Competently
  • Choking

This course offers:

  • Regulated qualification.
  • Ofqual approved.
  • 3 Guided learning hours (1/2 day).
  • 2 hours self study.
  • Assessed by MCQs, and practical observation.
  • Valid for 1 year.
  • Certificate & Wallet card included.

Course Qualification:

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

This qualification is valid for 1 year.


This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities of using an AED in a work environment.

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

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

Geographical Coverage:

This qualification is available to candidates across the UK.

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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