TQUK Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (Blended Learning Module) – BLS
This Level 2 Regulated Course teaches you the essential First Aid knowledge of performing CPR and using an AED.
This is the online part of the regulated qualification. You must complete the part two practical lesson before your regulated certificate can be issued.
This accredited qualification provides learners with skills to further their first aid training. It is recommended for first aiders in the workplace environment who have access to a defibrillator.
Those gaining this qualification will know that cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation form an essential part of the chain of survival. The recommended course duration is 1 day with a minimum of 6 contact hours. This course can be taken as a blended course using our video online training to halve the classroom time.
The topics covered by this qualification are regarded by Skills for Health as being important in maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation.
All successful students will be issued with a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation Certificate detailing their achievement. To comply with current requirements in the medical, dental, care sector and to meet the AED recommendations of the UK Resuscitation Council guidelines, you must take this qualification again after one year. Please contact ProTrainings for further information.
All our first aid courses fully meet the latest UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021 as per the HSE requirements.
This qualification is currently assessed by practical demonstration and written or oral questioning.
The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.
This course can be completed as the online part 1 of a 2-part blended course. After completing this online course, you may find and attend the classroom-only part 2 course and cut down on the number of days spent in the classroom.
TQUK LEVEL 2 AWARD IN CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION AND AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATION (BLENDED LEARNING MODULE) – BLS AT A GLANCE
- 1-year nationally recognised certificate
- 2 hours and 48 minutes of engaging video training
- Video access for 8 months
- Printable wall certificate
- CPD time credit conformation
- Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
- Includes manual & other downloads
- Free weekly video refresher
- Evidence Based Training certificate
- Videos include subtitles
- Course manual available in the following languages: English, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Arabic
- First Aiders
- Anyone who uses an AED
This course comes with 4.0 hrs (6.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 2 hours and 48 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.
Learning Outcomes once both this online and the practical module have been completed.
1. Understand basic life support requirements
- 1.1 Describe the principles that underpin basic life support
- 1.2 Explain the circumstances under which resuscitation is performed
- 1.3 Explain why early intervention is necessary
- 1.4 Describe different types of cardiopulmonary arrest
2. Be able to demonstrate basic life support techniques and automated external defibrillator use in line with current national guidelines
- 2.1 Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- 2.2 Demonstrate compression only resuscitation
- 2.3 Demonstrate the use of resuscitation barrier devices
- 2.4 Demonstrate how to manage a choking casualty
- 2.5 Demonstrate the use of an automated external defibrillator
- 2.6 Describe the differences when using an automated external defibrillator on a child
3. Be able to demonstrate post-resuscitation procedures
- 3.1 Demonstrate how to place a casualty in the recovery position
- 3.2 Identify the risks when placing a casualty in the recovery position
- 3.3 Describe handover and reporting procedures
4. Be able to carry out basic user
- 4.1 Identify when a defibrillator battery requires changing maintenance and troubleshoot problems with an automated external defibrillator
- 4.2 Identify when electrode pads need replacing
- 4.3 Demonstrate how to troubleshoot problems if the automated external defibrillator does not function correctly
5. Understand the safe use of an automated external defibrillator
- 5.1 Describe the safety considerations when using AED’s