Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator

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This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the knowledge and practical competencies needed to safely perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

Who is it intended for?

The QA Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (QCF) qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities to provide first aid and/or use an AED in an emergency.

Course content.

During this half day course, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to administer effective CPR and use an AED when dealing with an emergency situation. Topics covered include:

  • CPR,

  • choking,

  • safe use of an AED,

  • using an AED on a child,

  • AED maintenance and more.