Defibrillator

Highfield Level 2 Award In Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF)

Overview

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to take further training or to develop their knowledge and skills in this basic life support. It is recommended for first-aiders in the workplace and is also suitable for schoolchildren, as recommended by The Resuscitation Council (UK).

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 5 hours of learning, with a minimum contact time of 4 hours. 

Topics covered

These include how to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally, how to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally, and safe use an automated external defibrillator.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test.

Course materials