Security Dog First Aid

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This course is approved by NASDU for the requirement of pet first aid in their standards.  First aid is important to know for your security dog not only to comply with associations and local authorities but also for animal welfare and to help a dog in need.  The nature of working with dogs will pose a risk that they may be harmed in the course of their work or transport.

We have designed this course to meet the NASDU learning outcomes and added a few extra modules to ensure full understanding.

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 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 3 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

Occupations that can use this course:

  • Dog handlers
  • Police
  • Security guards
  • Customs

Curriculum:

  • Introduction
    • The vet and your role in first aid
    • Keeping your pet safe in an emergency
    • Car Accidents
    • Pet proofing your home
    • How pets show pain
    • Checking your pet’s health
  • Pet Accidents and First Aid
    • Breathing and respiratory problems including choking
    • Dog CPR
    • Drowning
    • Shock
    • Broken Bones
    • Spinal injury and moving an injured pet
  • Tending to your pet
    • Controlling Bleeding
    • Dressings and Bandages
    • Paw Problems
    • Ears, Eyes, and Mouth
    • Bandaging the Ear
    • Bandaging the Tail
    • Illnesses
    • Poisoning, Bites, and Stings
    • Burns and temperature related problems
    • Seizures and Epilepsy
  • Different types and sizes of animals
    • The older dog
    • Small dog care
    • Puppies and young animals
  • Summary of Pet First Aid
    • Pet First Aid Kits
    • Summary

Oxygen Provider

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Oxygen Provider Course

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in oxygen for first aid. The certificate is valid for 3 years and a recommended annual refresher. This course covers the basics of how to deliver oxygen in a first aid emergencies. Oxygen within first aid by trained rescuers can provide an effective way of saving a life or just promoting recovery. On this course you will learn the basics of how to assemble, use and disassemble an oxygen kit. Oxygen is simple skill but there are safety concerns, and these are also covered in full on the course.

Added to the course also is the use of bag valve masks (BVM) to deliver breaths without direct mouth contact as well as being able to deliver the breaths using 100% oxygen. This online course also covers the use of automatic or demand systems but neither versions cover medical gasses training like Entonox.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

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 comes with 3.0 hrs (5.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 2 hours and 3 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

Occupations that can use this course:

  • First Aiders
  • Hospital workers
  • Aviation
  • SCUBA diving
  • Confined spaces
  • Military
  • Outdoor pursuits
  • Water sports
  • FPOS students
  • Workplaces needing Oxygen training
  • Care workers
  • Councils
  • Fire service

Curriculum:

  • Basic Life Support
    • Barriers and gloves
    • How to use face shields
    • Initial assessment
    • Adult CPR Introduction
    • Adult CPR
    • CPR hand over
    • Compression only CPR
    • Child CPR
    • Infant CPR
  • Oxygen and Why we Need it
    • Contra Indication of Oxygen
    • Hazards of using oxygen
    • When oxygen is used
    • Hypoxia
  • Oxygen Equipment
    • Storage of oxygen
    • transport of cylinders
    • Standard Oxygen cylinder
    • PIN INDEX cylinder
    • Oxygen regulators
    • BOC Oxygen Kit
    • Portable Suction Units
  • Providing Oxygen
    • Pock Mask
    • Non rebreather Mask
    • Demand Valves and MTV’s
    • Nasal Cannula
    • Adult Bag Valve Mask
    • Oxygen and Anaphylaxis

First Aid at Work Annual Refresher

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Annual Refresher for HSE Recommendations

The First Aid at Work refresher course is for anyone who wishes to fulfill the strong recommendations by the HSE (first aid regulations 1981) that all first aiders in a business should annually refresh their first aid skills. This regulation is valid for every sector in and out of the workplace. This course can be done online or can also be done with one of our approved instructors locally. This course is ideal for many other sectors including Basic Life Support to people who just want to know a little more about first aid.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

Please note that if you need to renew your First Aid at Work qualification, you will need to complete an approved classroom course.

Keeping first aid skills refreshed is an HSE recommendation and our online course offers an easy and effective method of meeting these recommendations as the course is all video based it is much easier and more interesting.

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 comes with 4.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 3 hours and 17 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

Occupations that can use this course:

  • First Aid at Work First Aiders
  • Emergency First Aid at Work First Aiders
  • Appointed Persons in the workplace
  • Employee’s needing extra training or reviews

Curriculum:

  • Introductory First Aid Training
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Asking Permission to Help
    • Scene Safety
    • Chain of Survival
    • ABCD’s
    • Initial Assessment
    • Stop Think Act
    • Barriers
    • Face Shields
  • Cardiac Arrest
    • Adult CPR
    • Heart Attack Position
    • Aspiring and the Aspod
    • Adult CPR
    • Adult CPR Hand Over
    • Compression Only CPR
    • AED
    • Heart Attack
    • Drowning
  • Choking Training
    • Adult Choking
  • Bleeding Control
    • Types of Bleeding
    • Serious Bleeding
    • Embedded Objects
    • Other Types of Injury
    • Minor Injuries
    • Applying Plasters
  • Other medical conditions
    • Spinal Injury
    • Burns
    • Shock
    • Epilepsy
    • Adult Seizures
    • First Aid at Work Rules and Regulations
  • Regulations and Summary
    • First Aid at Work Rules and Regualtions
    • The Accident Book
    • RIDDOR
    • Summary to FAW Refresher

Anaphylaxis for Healthcare Professionals

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Healthcare Anaphylaxis is aimed at healthcare professionals who require a more advanced course in Anaphylaxis care.  The course covers all the same as our standard course with the addition of the special considerations that healthcare professionals face. The course is based on the recommendations for Anaphylaxis care as laid down by the UK Resuscitation Council.

The course covers the use of Epi-Pens, Jext and Enerade as well as recognition of signs, treatment, concerns and activating the EMS as well as care for the patient. We have a 100% classroom course for this and the certificate is valid for one year. To renew complete the same course again.

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 comes with 4.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hours and 24 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

Occupations that can use this course:

  • Nurses
  • Doctors
  • Paramedics
  • Medics

Curriculum:

  • Introduction
  • What is Anaphylaxis
  • Living with Anaphylaxis
  • Minor allergic reactions
  • What causes a reaction and who is affected
  • Activating EMS
  • What is an Auto-Injector
  • Jext
  • EpiPen
  • Emerade
  • Storage and disposal
  • Who prescribes auto injectors
  • Checking auto injectors and expiry dates
  • Signs and symptoms of Anaphylaxis
  • Basic First Aid advice
  • Schools and teachers
  • Biphasic Anaphylactic Reactions
  • Giving a second dose
  • ABCDE Approach Introduction
  • ABCDE Approach Breakdown
  • Why is there different advice for healthcare professionals
  • Patient Education
  • Guidelines on giving two auto injectors
  • Choice of needles
  • Giving medications out of the hospital environment
  • How much Adrenaline should be given
  • Oxygen and Anaphylaxis
  • Practice and keeping up to date
  • Summary

 

Anaphylaxis Awareness

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Recognising and Treating Anaphylaxis

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in anaphylaxis awareness. The course covers the use of Epi-Pens, Emerade and Jext as well as recognition of signs, treatment, concerns and activating the EMS as well as care for the patient. We have a 100% classroom course for this and the certificate is valid for three years. To renew complete the same course again. When you have successfully completed the online or the classroom course, you will be issued a ProTrainings wall certificate and wallet card.

Some of our online and classroom courses also include Anaphylaxis training and in some cases this course can be integrated with another course and dual certified by ProTrainings.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

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 comes with 3.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 57 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

Occupations that can use this course:

Curriculum:

  • Course Introduction and Anaphylaxis
    • Introduction
    • What is Anaphylaxis
    • Living with Anaphylaxis
    • Minor allergic reactions
    • What causes a reaction and who is affected
    • Activating EMS
  • Auto Injector Types, Storage and Disposal
    • What is an Auto-Injector
    • Jext
    • EpiPen
    • EpiPen2
    • Emerade
    • Storage and disposal
    • Who prescribes auto injectors
    • Checking auto injectors and expiry dates
  • Signs, Symptoms and Treatment
    • Signs and symptoms of Anaphylaxis
    • Basic First Aid advice
    • Schools and teachers
    • Biphasic Anaphylactic Reactions
    • Giving a second dose

TQUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF)

This accredited qualification is ideal for those already working or preparing to work within industry wishing to become a First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982.

The recommended course duration is 3 days and topics covered include: the roles and responsibilities of the First Aider; assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness, chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis. The qualification is assessed via on-going oral and/or written questioning and practical demonstration.

All successful students will be issued with a First Aid at Work Certificate, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their achievement. The HSE dictate, that to be valid in the workplace, learners must retake the First Aid at Work qualification before the expiry of 3 years from the date that the original qualification was achieved. If no more than one calendar month over this 3 year period, you may qualify to take the course again in two days rather than three. We call this our ‘requalification’ course. You must give a copy of our original certificate to your instructor to qualify.  Please contact ProTrainings for further information.

The HSE strongly recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher courses and our online course meets this requirement.

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 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF)
QAN: 601/1864/7
Level: 3
Credit Value: 3
GLH: 24
The Register of Regulated Qualifications
Funding Information
TQUK Qualification Specification

This course comes with 18.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

Occupations that can use this course:

  • Factories
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction and Building
  • Distribution
  • Forestry
  • High risk businesses
  • AgricultureSports
  • Outdoor Pursuits and Exploring
  • Any workplace where a higher level of training is required

Curriculum:

Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace (credit can be given in some cases if already completed recently)

1 Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider.

1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
1.2 Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others.
1.3 Identify the need for establishing consent to provide first aid.
1.4 Complete an accident report form.
1.5 Identify the first aid equipment that should be available in a workplace.
1.6 Describe the safe use of first aid equipment.

2 Be able to assess an incident.

2.1 Conduct a scene survey.
2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty.
2.3 Give examples of when to call for help.

3 Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally.

3.1 Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness.
3.2 Open a casualty’s airway and check breathing.
3.3 Explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position.
3.4 Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position.
3.5 Manage a casualty who is in seizure.

4 Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally.

4.1 Recognise the need to commence Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.
4.2 Demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin.

5 Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking.

5.1 Describe how to identify a casualty with a
Partially blocked airway
Completely blocked airway
5.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking.

6 Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding.

6.1 Identify the types of external bleeding.
6.2 Control external bleeding.

7 Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock.

7.1 Recognise shock.
7.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock.

8 Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury.

8.1 Administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises.
8.2 Administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds.
8.3 Administer first aid to a casualty with small splinters

Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace

1 Be able to conduct a secondary survey.

1.1 Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history.
1.2 Conduct a head to toe survey.

2 Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints.

2.1 Recognise suspected; Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains and strains
2.2 Administer first aid for; Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains and strains

3 Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries.

3.1 Recognise suspected; Concussion, Skull fracture, Cerebral compression, Spinal injury
3.2 Administer first aid for suspected; Concussion, Skull Fracture, Cerebral compression, Spinal injury

4 Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries.

4.1 Recognise the different types of chest injury.
4.2 Administer first aid for a chest injury.

5 Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with burns and scalds.

5.1 Recognise the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds.
5.2 Administer first aid for burns involving; Dry heat, Wet heat, Electricity and Chemicals

6 Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with an eye injury.

6.1 Give examples of common eye injuries.
6.2 Administer first aid for eye injuries involving; Dust, Chemicals and Embedded objects

7 Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning.

7.1 Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body.
7.2 Administer immediate first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning.
7.3 Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning.

8 Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis.

8.1 Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis.
8.2 Recognise anaphylaxis.
8.3 Administer immediate first aid for a casualty suffering from anaphylaxis.

9 Be able to provide First Aid to a casualty with suspected major illness.

9.1 Recognise major illnesses including; Heart Attack, Stroke, Epilepsy, Asthma and Diabetes
9.2 Administer first aid to a casualty suffering from major illnesses including; Heart Attack, Stroke, Epilepsy, Asthma and Diabetes

 

TQUK Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF)

This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to become a paediatric first aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. This qualification is intended for learners already working or preparing to work in industry.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that first aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment. Topics within this course are regarded by the Early Years Foundation Stage as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health of infants and children who are under the care of trained personnel.

This qualification meets the requirements for Paediatric First Aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014.

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 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF)
QAN: 601/4231/5
Level: 3
Credit Value: 1
GLH: 10
The Register of Regulated Qualifications
Funding Information
TQUK Qualification Specification

This course comes with 10.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

Occupations that can use this course:

Parents
Families
Nannies (ensure that you do not actually require the full 2 day or blended Paediatric First Aid course)
Au Pairs (ensure that you do not actually require the full 2 day or blended Paediatric First Aid course)Childminders (ensure that you do not actually require the full 2 day or blended Paediatric First Aid course)Child care workers

Curriculum:

Course Aims and Learning Outcomes: Emergency Paediatric First Aid

1 Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider

1.1 Define responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
1.2 Explain how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Describe first aid and personal protection equipment required for emergencies
1.4 Describe how to use first aid and personal protection equipment safely
1.5 Identify what information needs to be included in an accident report/incident record
1.6 Explain reporting procedures following an accident/incident
1.7 Define an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid treatment

2 Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
2.1 Conduct a scene survey
2.2 Conduct a primary survey on an infant and a child
2.3 Identify when to call for help
2.4 Explain what information needs to be given when obtaining assistance

3 Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
3.1 Assess the level of consciousness of an infant and a child
3.2 Explain why an infant and a child should be placed in the recovery position
3.3 Place an infant and a child in the recovery position
3.4 Continually monitor an infant and a child whilst they are in the recovery position
3.5 Assist an infant and a child who is experiencing a seizure

4 Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
4.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to an unresponsive infant and an unresponsive child who is not breathing normally
4.2 Administer CPR using an infant and a child manikin

5 Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction

5.1 Identify when a foreign body airway obstruction is mild and severe
5.2 Administer first aid to an infant and a child who is choking

6 Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
6.1 Describe the types and severity of bleeding
6.2 Explain the effect of severe blood loss on an infant and a child
6.3 Control external bleeding

7 Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
7.1 Define the term ‘shock’ relevant to first aid
7.2 Describe how to recognise an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
7.3 Explain how to manage the effects of shock

8 Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with anaphylaxis
8.1 List common triggers for anaphylaxis
8.2 Describe how to recognise anaphylaxis in an infant and a child
8.3 Explain how to administer first aid for an infant and a child with anaphylaxis

 

TQUK Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

This accredited qualification is ideal for those already working or preparing to work within industry wishing to become an Emergency First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982.

The recommended course duration is 1 day and topics covered include: the roles and responsibilities of the Emergency First Aider, assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness and assisting a casualty who is suffering from injury and illness. The qualification is assessed via on-going oral and/or written questioning and practical demonstration.

The minimum contact hours for this qualification, excluding breaks should be for a minimum period of 6 hours over 1 day.

All successful students will be issued with a Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their achievement. The HSE dictate, that to be valid in the workplace, learners must retake the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification before the expiry of 3 years from the date that the original qualification was achieved. The HSE state that the full Emergency First Aid at Work qualification must be taken again to be valid in the workplace. Please contact ProTrainings for further information.

The HSE strongly recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher courses and our online course meets this requirement.

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 Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)
QAN: 601/1865/9
Level: 2
Credit Value: 1
GLH: 8
The Register of Regulated Qualifications
Funding Information
TQUK Qualification Specification

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

Occupations that can use this course:

  • Offices
  • Service industries
  • Self employed
  • Factories
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction and Building
  • Distribution
  • Forestry (see also our FAW Forestry course)
  • High risk businesses
  • Agriculture
  • Sports
  • Outdoor Pursuits and Exploring

Curriculum:

Learning Outcomes for the TQUK Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

1 Understand the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider

1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
1.2 Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Describe how to complete an incident report form
1.4 Identify the first aid equipment available and describe how it can be used safely

2 Know how to assess an incident

2.1 Describe how to conduct a scene survey
2.2 Describe how to make a primary survey of a casualty
2.3 Identify when and how to call for help

3 Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally

3.1 Demonstrate how to assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
3.2 Demonstrate how to open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
3.3 Demonstrate how to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position that maintains an open airway and explain why it is important
3.4 Describe how to treat a casualty who is in seizure

4 Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally

4.1 Demonstrate how to administer effective Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin

5 Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking

5.1 Describe how to identify a casualty with a partially and completely blocked airway obstruction
5.2 Demonstrate how to treat a casualty who is choking

6 Manage a casualty who is wounded and bleeding

6.1 Demonstrate how to control severe external bleeding

7 Manage a casualty who is in shock

7.1 Describe signs and symptoms of shock
7.2 Demonstrate how to manage a casualty who is in shock

8 Understand how to manage a casualty with a minor injury

8.1 Describe how to manage a casualty with:
Small cuts, grazes and bruises
Minor burns and scalds
Small splinters

 

TQUK Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (QCF)

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.

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.

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 (QCF)
QAN: 601/1882/9
Level: 2
Credit Value: 1
GLH: 6
The Register of Regulated Qualifications
Funding Information
TQUK Qualification Specification

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

Occupations that can use this course:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Dentists
  • First Aiders
  • Anyone who uses an AED

Curriculum:

Learning Outcomes

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 maintenance and troubleshoot problems with an automated external defibrillator

4.1 Identify when a defibrillator battery requires changing
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 AEDs