First Aid Training

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT COURSES CAN BE CATERED TO YOUR NEEDS DEPENDING ON YOUR REQUIREMENTS, RANGING FROM 3 HOURS IN DURATION TO THE FULL DAY LEVEL 2 AWARD IN CPR & AED

Defib pad placement
Training Defibs

Basic Life Support courses are ideal for anyone wishing to become trained in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). If your place of work, community centre, or any organisation that you are associated with is in possession of a defibrillator, then this course will give the confidence to be able to use it competently. The courses range from 3 to 6 hours and are delivered in accordance with the standards set by the Resuscitation Council (UK) 2015 guidelines. Over the course of the sessions, candidates will learn the following:

What You'll Learn

  • Introduction to defibrillation
  • Actions to take in an emergency
  • Primary survey
  • Secondary survey
  • Introduction to the respiratory system
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Management of a choking casualty
  • AED functions
  • Safe use of an AED
  • Paediatric defibrillation
  • Recovery position
Certificate gained upon completion

Successful candidates will be awarded with an Ofqual regulated qualification that sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) that is valid for 3 years

The Day's Agenda

Assessment takes place in the form of continuous observation throughout the day, which includes active participation in demonstrations and discussions. No prior knowledge or experience of first aid is required, everything is covered including assessments on the day.

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