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Basic Life Support Level 2 RQF

First Aid for Churches Training Service
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The Basic Life Support qualification will give learners the skills and knowledge to act in an emergency situation providing the casualty with critical life saving assistance until support arrives.

The qualification is delivered following the protocols set by the Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines. Duration A minimum of 3 contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities. The course can be delivered in one day or spread over a maximum of 3 weeks ensuring that each session is a minimum of 1 hour.

Syllabus A range of subjects are covered including: • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) • Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) • Primary Survey • Recovery position • Choking

Assessment and Marking The course Instructor is responsible for determining whether delegates pass or fail based on practical assessment throughout the course, i.e. by observation and oral questioning. The Instructor will only award a pass if they believe that delegates have displayed the requisite understanding and competencies at the end of each session throughout the course.

Certification This qualification is valid for 3 years from the date of achievement. Certificates are accredited by FAA and issued by Nuco. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further 3 years. It is recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training.

Numbers A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 14 years of age to qualify.

Location:  This course can be delivered on-site, or at designated premises booked by First Aid for Churches Training Service on a 'course by course' basis.

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