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

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.

Responding to Incidents with an AED

Responding to Incidents with an AED short course is ideal for those who have an AED in their workplace and would like to learn how to use it in an emergency first aid situation.

You will also learn how to give high-quality CPR to an adult, child, or infant who has stopped breathing. How to use a Defibrillator (AED) safely and competently and know how to rectify common faults (battery low, pads are out of date). How to put your casualty into the recovery position (Adult, Child, Infant), and how to give treatment and assistance if your casualty starts to choke.

This first aid qualification is OFQUAL regulated, accredited by Qualifications Network UK, and meets 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 1 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) (PDF certificate)

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

Learners should be a minimum of 16 years to undertake this qualification

Learners 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 and, therefore is physically capable of doing so.

There are no other prerequisites 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

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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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