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HABC Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF)

Key Qualification Facts

As a Training Organisation, The Training and Recruitment House is accredited by TQUK/HABC/FAA/IOSH.  This course leads to certification in the Highfield Qualifications Level 2 Award in Basic Life Suppport and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator.

Qualification Number: 601/8280/5
Learning Aim Reference: 60182805
Credit Value: 1
Assessment Method: Practical demonstration and written/oral questioning
Total Qualification Time (TQT): 5
Contact Hours 4

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy/English or equivalent.  Learners must be physically fit to complete this qualification.  Tasks will involve completing CPR (chest compressions), recovery position and performing tasks on the floor.

Delivery Options

This Qualification is only available as a Classroom version.  

How do I book onto the Course?

You can book your place Online or Contact us on 02838 39 45 80

You can also email us at info@thetrainingandrecruitmenthouse.co.uk

Course Cost

This course costs £40 inclusive of VAT, assessments, books and materials.  Discounts are available for multiple and group bookings.

Learning Outcomes

1. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally.
1.1 Assess the scene for danger
1.2 Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
1.3 Demonstrate how to open a casualty’s airway and check for breathing
1.4 Demonstrate how to place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position
2. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally.
2.1 Recognise the need to commence cardiopulmonary resuscitation
2.2 Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on a manikin
3. Know how to safely use an automated external defibrillator.
3.1 Identify safety considerations when using an automated external defibrillator
3.2 List differences in the procedure when using an automated external defibrillator on a child
4. Be able to safely use an automated external defibrillator.
4.1 Demonstrate the correct placement of AED electrode pads on a manikin
4.2 Follow AED voice prompts accurately
4.3 Demonstrate how to combine the use of an automated external defibrillator with minimal interruptions in cardiopulmonary resuscitation using a manikin
4.4 Demonstrate the safe delivery of AED shock
4.5 State the procedures if the casualty shows signs of life and starts to breathe normally
4.6 Identify the information required when handing over the casualty

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