First aid courses:

STA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator

Regulators:

Ofqual

Qualification Number: 601/5454/8

Title: STA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator

Credit Value: 1 Credit

Pre-Requisites:

  • Be 16 years of age or older

Validity of Award:

This qualification is valid for 2 years.

 

Candidates must refresh this qualification by undertaking the Advanced Resuscitation programme annually.

Length of Course:

5 Notional Guided Learning Hours:

 

  • 4 Recommended Guided Learning Hours
  • 1 Non-Contact Guided Learning Hours

Course Information:

This qualification covers:

 

  • Effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Effective usage of an AED as both a team leader and a single operator for a casualty with no shock indicated, a casualty with shock indicated, and an unknown scenario

Mandatory Units:

  • Basic Life Support and Using an Automated External Defibrillator

Assessment Criteria:

  • Continual assessment by the tutor