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 popular short first aid course for non-clinical role people who work in GP practices, Dental surgeries, or Community health centres.

This qualification is OFQUAL regulated and accredited by QNUK  a leading awarding organisation for health & safety and first aid qualifications and is nationally recognised and accepted throughout the UK.

Learners will learn how to successfully manage an unconscious casualty and how to give effective lifesaving CPR to the casualty and use an AED safely, confidently, and competently.

They will also learn how to place a casualty in the recovery position to keep the casualty’s airway open and keep them safe till emergency services arrive on the scene.

Choking is quite a common occurrence and learners will learn how to provide essential and effective treatment for a casualty (adult, child, and infant) who shows signs of choking.

Over 60,000 people have cardiac arrests outside the hospital each year in the UK, a basic life support course like this could make a very big difference to someone who is having a really bad day.

Our Pricing

Our pricing is Clear and Transparent and the price we quote is the price you pay.

Pricing is per person you only pay for what you need and not for what you don’t need.

This is fully inclusive and includes  OFQUAL regulated certification.

Min 3 people – Maximum 12

From £30 + vat per learner

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 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, they will receive an A4 size certificate, a PDF copy, and also a wallet/purse size plastic 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.

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

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