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BASIC LIFE SUPPORT LEVEL 2

This Basic Life Support qualification will give learners the skills and knowledge to act in an emergency situation providing the casualty with critical life saving assistance until support arrives. 


The qualification covers cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the safe use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), primary survey, the recovery position and choking, and is delivered following the protocols set by the Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines. 


A learner will gain first aid knowledge and the practical competence required to be able to help someone and potentially save a life.

What You Will Learn

  • What is first aid?

  • Definition of first aid

  • The aims of first aid 

  • Action in an emergency

  • Factors involved in an emergency

  • Assessing the scene (dangers)

  • Safety approach

  • Primary survey, DR ABC, safety, calling for help 

  • Assessing the levels of responsiveness, airway and breathing checks

  • Secondary assessment

  • Casualty assessment

  • Recovery position - how and why

  • Resuscitation and AED

  • Principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • Current resuscitation guidelines

  • CPR on your own

  • CPR with help available

  • Alternative types of expired air ventilation

  • Use of face shields and masks

  • Safe use of an AED

  • Chain of survival

  • Problems encountered during resuscitation 

  • Disorders of respiration: choking - responsive adult / choking - unresponsive adult 

Course Duration

Duration: 6 hours

Course numbers: 6-12 students per instructor

Can be delivered in the UK or internationally.

The course duration can be lengthened if being delivered internationally to allow for cultural and language restraints.

Who Should Attend

Anyone within your business or maybe your family wishing to gain first aid knowledge and the practical competence required to be able to help someone and potentially save a life.

Certifications

 

The qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years. It is recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training.


Awarding bodies: NUCO, Highfields.

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