This qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications.
The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
• The Resuscitation Council (UK)
• Skills for Health Assessment Principles for First Aid Qualifications
This QA qualification outlines a range of knowledge and practical skills in providing basic life support (BLS) and using an automated external defibrillator (AED) safely. Learners will practise assessing and managing a casualty who needs BLS and the safe use of an AED.
The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations and safely use an AED.
The purpose of this qualification is to assist the Learner to update and continue professional development (CPD) and develop the skills and knowledge needed to provide BLS and use an AED in the workplace or other emergency situations.
Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training. There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.
The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) is valid for a period of 1 year, within which time the Learner will need to re-take the qualification and assessments in order to remain qualified.
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