Basic Life Support (BLS)

Anyone who, in their line of work, is responsible for, or may be required to carry out first aid at a basic level.

Course Details:

  • Awarding Body: The CPD Group
  • Qualification: Level 2
  • Duration: 1/2 Day
  • Length: 1 Year

The QA Level 2 Award in 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.

Aspects of the Course:

  • Chain of survival 
  • Assessing an incident 
  • Casualty assessment 
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty 
  • Recovery Position 
  • CPR
  • AED safety considerations 
  • Using an AED 
  • Combining AED use with CPR 
  • Using an AED on a child 
  • Procedures for when Emergency Services arrive.


  • Ongoing Assessment by the instructor of candidates practical skills.

Interested in this Course?

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