Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children (RQF)

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Would You Know What To Do In An Emergency?

As a regulated and nationally recognised course, the Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children provides learners with the vital skills to promptly and safely deliver essential life support in emergency situations. Designed based on the recommendations of the Resuscitation Council UK and an experienced panel of emergency medical care professionals, this course will allow learners to practice assessing and managing a casualty in need of basic life support.

Who Is The Course Suited To?

This potentially life-saving course is open to anyone looking to learn how to provide basic life support to adults and children. It is best suited to those with a health and safety responsibility at work or in voluntary and community activities. For already qualified first aiders, this qualification is also the perfect refresher course and provides the opportunity to practice the latest basic life support techniques with a qualified trainer.

What Topics Are Covered?

During the course, you will learn how to assess an incident and the next steps to take to keep the casualty conscious while you wait for emergency services to arrive. This will include topics such as:

Managing a casualty who is choking:

  • Recognising the signs of choking
  • Choking treatment for adults, children and infants

Managing an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally:

  • Recognising when to commence CPR and defibrillation
  • Adult CPR and defibrillation
  • Child CPR and defibrillation
  • Infant CPR and defibrillation

Managing an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally:

  • Assessing levels of consciousness
  • Opening the airways
  • Checking breathing
  • Recovery position

Key Information

1/2 day course

Certificate valid for 1 year

Entry Requirements:
No formal entry requirements

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