Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator Level 2 (RQF):
A course designed to ensure that persons who have access to an AED are trained and assessed as safe in the use of an AED in an emergency.
Did you know?
Following a cardiac arrest, every minute without CPR and defibrillation reduces a casualty’s chance of survival by 10%?.
Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the UK’s biggest killers, and yet statistics show that most of the British public are unaware of the life-saving
difference they can make by performing CPR and defibrillation.
The Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator
(RQF) qualification has been designed to provide candidates with the skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective basic life support and
use an AED safely in emergency situations. With an estimated 60,000 out of hospital cardiac arrests occurring every year in the UK alone, make
sure you are prepared!
Suitable for any person
What First Aid Course Do I Need?
The First Aid at Work Level 3 (RQF) is suitable for high risk establishments such as manufacturing and is of three days in duration, however if you are a low risk workplace, such as an office your staff may need to only undertake the one day Emergency First Aid at Work qualification.
Depending on your first aid needs risk assessment,
It is strongly recommended that F.A. undertake annual refresher training to keep their skills maintained. https://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/first-aid-training.htm
Have you thought about blood loss in your workplace?
The HSE now recommend where blood loss or uncontrolled bleeding is a possible risk in the workplace, for example working with machinery, specialist training is recommended in the use of catastrophic hemorrhage control devices and blood loss control products.
We are able to provide this training to you on a range of our regulated courses, this will be annotated directly onto the F.A. certificate.
Do you work outside?
Working outside in can expose workers to a range of risks not normally considered, staff that work outdoors can be exposed to risk of animal bites, water borne diseases such as Lyme disease or can be exposed to risk of uncontrolled blood loss. Our two hour Forestry First Aid +F course is designed to added onto a range of F.A. courses.
Meets both the requirements of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981, and EYFS/Ofsted
*Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)
Ensure as an employer that the training provider has met a national standard and training in legal terms is, suitable and sufficient.
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