This qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
- Resuscitation Council (UK)
- Skills for Health Assessment Principles for First Aid
This QA qualification outlines a range of knowledge and practical skills in providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using an automated external defibrillator (AED) safely. Learners will practise assessing and managing a casualty who needs CPR and the safe use of an AED.
This qualification is for people who have a specific interest or a responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to be able to provide CPR when dealing with an emergency which may involve using an AED.
QA Level 2 Basic Life Support and Safe Use of Defibrillator(AED)