Level 2 award in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (QCF)

Who is this course for?

This course is designed to give anyone the necessary skills to safely carry out basic life support including the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) which will increase the chances of a more positive outcome for a casualty in cardiac arrest.


This qualification is designed to show delegates how to safely use an Automated External Defibrillation (AED) to support good basic life support skills.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course and assessment, the delegate will be able to carry out basic life support with the aid of an AED unit to a competent and safe standard. Deal with incident safety management and know how to maintain and test the equipment used.

Course Content

  • Incident safety management
  • Basic life support skills
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Introduction to AED protocol
  • Statistics
  • AED theory
  • Role play
  • Maintenance and testing
  • Skill station assessments

Delivery Method

A combination of classroom based activity, syndicate working and Presentation/demonstrations, practical application and question and answer paper. A wide range of video and photographic material is used to enhance the learning experience for delegates.

Assessment and Certification

Continued assessment process leading to a Level 2 Qualifications and Credit Framework certification of achievement.  (Qualsafe Awards)


3 – 4 hours

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