AED (Defib) Training
Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator
Over a half day period, Learners will develop the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations and safely use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Topics covered include: managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, using an AED on both adults and children, combining AED use with CPR and more.
This AED training course is for people who have a specific interest or responsibility at work, or in a voluntary and community activities, in being able to provide Basic Life Support when dealing with an emergency situation which may involve using an AED.
Aims and Objectives
The objective of the qualification is to benefit learners by enabling them to attain the competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations and safely use an AED.
This AED training course and qualification will assist the learner to update and continue professional development and develop the skills and knowledge to needed to provide basic life support and use an AED in the workplace or other emergency situations.
Learners must be at least 16 years old on the first day of training
Chain of Survival
Incident and casualty assessment
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Using and Automated External Defribrillator
Duration: 3 hours 40 minutes (not including comfort and lunch breaks)
QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (QCF)
certificate upon completion of course, valid for 1 year.