Basic Life Support (Adult & Child)

Basic Life Support (Adult & Child)

Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2612/8

Description: This qualification is for those that are interested in, or are required to attend annual training in basic life support.

Whilst some candidates may be interested in taking this qualification for personal development, those working in a GP or dental surgery may attend to meet industry requirements.

This qualification includes the use of an AED

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Basic Life Support (Adult & Child)

Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) is a very popular short first aid course for those who are working within non-clinical roles within GP practices, Dental surgeries, or Community health centres.

This Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) qualification is OFQUAL regulated and is also accredited by Qualifications Network UK.

This first aid qualification is nationally recognised and is widely accepted throughout the UK and meets national industry guidelines and UK Resuscitation Council training guidelines.

In just 3.5 hours of guided learning, our learners will have the skills, knowledge, confidence, and competence to be able to give a casualty effective CPR, use an AED, place the casualty in the recovery position, and provide essential treatment for that casualty if they start to choke.

You will never know when these essential skills will come in handy and wasn’t so long ago our MD had to use these very skills to save a young boy’s life in a coffee shop here is the blog about the incident.


Our Pricing

Pricing starts from £180 + vat for 3 learners.

Each additional learner is £20 + vat.

Min 3 – Max 12 learners per trainer.

Contact us for a detailed quote for your first aid course

Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) course syllabus includes:

Have 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
  • choking

Be able to:

  • safely use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • use fault finding techniques to fix common faults that may occur when using an AED

Course Duration

3.5 guided learning hours (1/2 day)

Course Tests

Practical observations during your training course.

basic life support (adult & child) course

Course Qualification

Delegates who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course will Ofqual approved  QNUK Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support (Adult & Child) (RQF)

This qualification is valid for 1 year from the date of the course

You will receive;

  • An A4 size certificate
  • A PDF certificate
  • A plastic wallet/purse size qualification card.

Course Pre-requisites

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.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available to candidates in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

The Qualification can be delivered in other countries however candidates should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice.

Other First Aid Courses We Offer

Our pricing is per person and not per group so you only pay for what you need and not what you don’t need.

Book your date with us and we will come to your site to deliver your first aid training for you.

We also run open courses from our centre in Rugby Warwickshire which are ideal for local businesses.

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