This Level 2 Regulated Course teaches you the essential First Aid knowledge of performing CPR and using an AED.
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Training Approved by Skills for Care

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, along with a wallet-sized plastic card 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 UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 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 gives learners the opportunity to gain a formally recognised regulated qualification. If you require funding, a regulated qualification is often required. Phone us and we can advise if needed. If you choose our course leading to a regulated qualification, there are additional assessment criteria to be undertaken with an instructor and a small extra certification charge.

Regulated Qualification Details
Course Title: TQUK Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (RQF)
QAN: 601/1882/9
Level: 2
Credit Value: 1
TQT: 10
The Register of Regulated Qualifications
TQUK Qualification Specification
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Dentists
  • First Aiders
  • Anyone who uses an AED

This course comes with 8.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

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.

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 

  1. 5.1 Describe the safety considerations when using AED’s
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What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

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What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class case locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

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