HABC Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (QCF)

This accredited qualification provides learners with skills to further their first aid training.

It is recommended for first aiders in the workplace environment who have access to a defibrillator.

Those gaining this qualification will know that cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation form an essential part of the chain of survival.

The course duration is 1 day.

The topics covered by this qualification are regarded by Skills for Health as being important in maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation.

This qualification is currently assessed by practical demonstration of competence in addition to a Multiple Choice Examination (MCE) or oral/written questioning.

All successful students will be issued with a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation certificate.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

It is recommended for first aiders in the workplace environment who have access to a defibrillator.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

The course covers the following subjects;

                                                 
  • The role of the first aider
  • Managing an accident
  • Communication and casualty care 
  • Chest pains
                                                 
  • Getting to know the AED
  • Operating the AED
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation (CPR)
                                                                                 

COURSE DURATION

One Day. All successful candidates on this course get their first annual refresher training half price.

ASSESSMENT

The qualification is assessed via on-going oral and/or written questioning and practical demonstration.

CERTIFICATION

All successful students will be issued with an Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation certificate, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their qualification.

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