Responding to incidents with an AED

Responding to incidents with an AED

Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2456/9

Description: This qualification is aimed at those working in an environment where an AED is available.

The qualification has been mapped to current UK resuscitation council guidelines.

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Responding to incidents with an AED

Responding to Incidents with an AED is an  OFQUAL regulated and accredited by Qualifications Network UK and meets all current requirements of HSE(first aid) and UK Resuscitation Council guidelines and this qualification is nationally recognised and accepted throughout the UK.

Your learners will gain the knowledge, skills, confidence, and understanding of how to administer first aid treatment to a casualty who is suffering from an SCA (serious cardiac arrest). Learning how to give effective lifesaving CPR to the casualty and how to use an AED safely, confidently, and competently and how to place a casualty in the recovery position to help keep the casualty’s airway open and keep them safe till emergency services arrive on the scene.

All of our First Aid Training courses are fully approved by Qualifications Network UK, meaning that as an employer you are completely covered under the HSE (first aid) regulations to protect and keep your employees safe within the workplace, giving you complete peace of mind that our first aid training meets the national industry standards.

Our Pricing

  • Colleagues
  • 6
  • 12
  • Pricing
  • £240 + vat
  • £360 + vat

Our pricing is fully inclusive, the price you see is the price you pay.

Responding to Incidents with an AED course syllabus includes;

Have the understanding to able to assess an incident in reference too:

  • Conducting a scene survey
  • Conducting a primary survey of the casualty
  • 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

Understand the principles of using and maintaining an AED

  • AED battery changing
  • AED pads changing
  • AED troubleshooting

responding to incidents with an aed

Course Duration

3 guided learning hours (1/2 day).

Course Tests

Multiple Choice Question Paper.

  • 70% required to pass this part of the course (5 out of 7)

Practical Observations.

  • For this qualification, learners must be able to perform relevant practical tasks on the floor during the summative assessment. 100% pass mark required.

The assessment will take place under examination conditions; i.e. students will sit at least 1.25 metres apart and will not be allowed to confer during the examination. No books, including dictionaries, will be permitted during the examination.

Course Qualification

Candidates who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course and pass the final  multi-choice paper will be awarded an Ofqual approved QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Incidents with an AED (RQF)

This is valid for 1 year from the assessment date of the course.

Learners will receive;

  • An Ofqual regulated QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Incidents with an AED (RQF) certificate.
  • A  certified PDF copy of the certificate.
  • A Plastic wallet/purse size qualification card for the wallet or purse.

Course Pre-requisites

This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a workplace emergency first aider. Candidates between 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, however, they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole emergency first aider.

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment.

This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

Course Progression

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 Available

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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