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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (RQF) QA Level 2 Award

level 2 defib AED training

Awarding Body:

Qualsafe Awards – Ofqual regulated

Training course type:

On-site training and assessment

Novice training course duration:

½ day

Novice candidate numbers:

12

Card options:

1-year Qualsafe traditional card & certificate

Minimum age:

14

Instructor:

Tuppco instructor

What is QA Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (RQF)?

The QA Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (RQF) is a regulated and nationally

recognised qualification that has been specifically designed to provide candidates with the knowledge and skills needed to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an AED safely in emergency situations.
Did you know that following a cardiac arrest, every minute without CPR and defibrillation reduces a casualty’s chance of survival by 10%? Sudden cardiac arrest is one the UK’s biggest killers, and yet statistics show that most of the British public are unaware of the life-saving difference they can make by performing CPR and defibrillation. With an estimated 60,000 out of hospital cardiac arrests occurring every year in the UK alone, make sure you are prepared!

The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations and safely use an AED.

What does the training course include?

  • Basic life support
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Safe use of an Automated External
  • Defibrillator
  • Procedures for when Emergency
  • Services arrive
  • Basic AED maintenance
  • Venue and equipment requirements:
  • Suitable and safe area to complete paperwork
  • Suitable welfare facilities
  • Suitable area for practical demonstrations
  • Risk assessment completed

HSE further information:

First aid at work

https://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/l74.pdf

Theory assessment:

Theory assessment/multiple choice question papers – there is 1 paper for each Learner and Learners should answer all the questions under ‘examination’ conditions.

Guidelines:

  • The maximum time allowed is 30 minutes.
  • The minimum mark is 14 out of 20 to be considered for an overall ‘Pass’.

Practical assessment criteria:

Practical assessments – observed by the Trainer throughout the course, with the results of each learning outcome recorded on the practical assessment paperwork.

There are 3 mandatory practical assessments for this qualification:

  • CPR
  • AED
  • Choking casualty and recovery position

On-site training courses delivered:

Southwest – Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon, Cornwall, Avon, Somerset, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire

Southeast – Oxfordshire, Kent, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, Middlesex

Midlands – Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Shropshire

East Angelia – Hertfordshire, Essex, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk

Aylesbury, Banbury, Basingstoke, Bath, Bedford, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cirencester, Cheltenham, Coventry, Exeter, Gloucester, Hereford, Hungerford, Milton Keynes, Newbury, Northampton, Oxford, Peterborough, Plymouth, Reading, Salisbury, Southampton, Stroud, Swindon, Taunton, Warwick, Winchester, Witney, Worcester, Yeovil

Recognised industries:

Agriculture, Arboriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Construction, country parks, Industrial, Fencing, Landscaping, Civils, Highways, Quarrying, Utilities, Councils, School, Corporate, Sports

Known as:

CPR first aid, CPR training, AED training, Defib training, Defibrillatior training
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