Level 2 CPR and Automatic External Defibrillator (RQF)

Course Duration Cost Part online option available
Level 2 CPR and Automatic External Defibrillator (RQF) 6 hours/ 1 day POA Yes

Automatic external defibrillators (AED) are vital in improving survival rates in sudden cardiac arrest. This course aims to give candidates the confidence and ability to carry out basic life support and to use an AED in such a situation. It is essential for any workplace which has AEDs available, but is useful for any first aider. There are no pre-requisites for attending the course, which covers:

      1. Understand basic life support requirements
      2. Demonstrate basic life support techniques and automated external defibrillator use in line with current national guidelines
        Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation
        Demonstrate compression only resuscitation
        Demonstrate the use of resuscitation barrier devices
        Demonstrate how to manage a choking casualty
        Demonstrate the use of an automated external defibrillator
        Describe the differences when using an automated external defibrillator on a child
      3. Be able to demonstrate post- resuscitation procedures
        Demonstrate how to place a casualty in the recovery position
        Describe handover and reporting procedures
      4. Be able to carry out basic user maintenance and troubleshoot problems with an automated external defibrillator
        Identify when a defibrillator battery requires changing
        Identify when electrode pads need replacing
        Demonstrate how to troubleshoot problems if the automated external defibrillator does not function correctly
      5. Understand the safe use of an automated external defibrillator. Describe the safety considerations when using AED’s

It is possible to complete this course partly online and partly in the face to face’.

Cost includes: course, manual, and where possible tea, coffee and biscuits.

To enquire about courses please fill in the Course Enquiry Form or call Steve on 07812 594012