Qualification accreditation number: 603/2612/8
Description: This qualification is aimed at those looking to learn basic life support. This may be for the purpose of personal achievement, however, may also support a role in a workplace; for example, clinical and non- clinical staff working in a GP or Dentist practice.
Qualification objective: This qualification has the purpose of supporting a role in the workplace.
Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) Course
This 1/2 day course will give you or your staff members the confidence and competence to be able to successfully manage an unconscious casualty and have the necessary skillset to give lifesaving resuscitation if the casualty stops breathing and will also have the necessary skills to use an AED confidently and competently and how to place the casualty into the recovery position.
You will also learn how to successfully provide assistance to someone who is choking and have the confidence and competence to act swiftly in the event an adult or child is choking.
Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) course syllabus includes
Knowledge and the understanding to able to assess an incident in reference too:
- Conducting a primary survey of the casualty (Adult, Child, Baby)
- 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
3 guided learning hours (1/2 day)
Practical observations during your training course.
Candidates who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course will be awarded an Ofqual regulated
QNUK Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) (RQF)
This is valid for 1 year from the date of the course, you will receive an A4 size certificate.
It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 1 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.
Attendees 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, therefore be physically capable of doing so.
There are no other pre-requisites for this qualification.
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.