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LEVEL 2 BASIC LIFE SUPPORT : 3-HOUR COURSE

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

This course also covers the safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and is delivered following the protocols set by the Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines.

 

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • What is First Aid?

  • Action in an emergency

  • Primary survey

  • Secondary assessment

  • Resuscitation and AED

  • Disorders of respiration

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Certification

This qualification lasts for 3 years. To renew their qualification after 3 years, delegates will need to retake the full course. However, it is recommended that, during the 3 year period, delegates attend annual refresher courses.

Assessment


Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor.


Numbers

A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 14 years of age to qualify.