Responding to incidents with an AED 

Course Specification:

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 Pricing:

Up to 6 staff members £199 + Vat

Up to 12 staff members £299 + Vat

  • Our pricing is clear and transparent
  • No travel costs for your staff members
  • Times & dates can be tailored to fit your business requirements.

Get in Touch With Us:

Tel: 01788 700881

Responding to Incidents with an AED course syllabus includes:

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

  • Conducting a scene survey
  • Conducting a primary survey of the casualty
  • 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

Understand the principles of using and maintaining an AED

Course Duration:

3 guided learning hours (1/2 day) with an additional 2 hours self learning.

Course Tests:

Practical observations during your training day and a final multi-choice question paper at the end of your course.

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 is valid for 1 year from the date of the course, you will receive an A4 size certificate and also a wallet/purse size plastic qualification card.

Pre-requisites:

This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a workplace emergency first aider. Candidates between 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, however, they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole emergency first aider.

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 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.