Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to take further training or to develop their knowledge and skills in this basic life support. It is recommended for first-aiders in the workplace and is also suitable for schoolchildren, as recommended by The Resuscitation Council (UK).
How long will it take?
To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 5 hours of learning, with a minimum contact time of 4 hours.
These include how to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally, how to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally, and safe use an automated external defibrillator.
This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test.
Upon successfully completing the course you will be awarded a Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator certificate.