Introduction This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in basic life support and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) usage in emergency situations. Intended Audience The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) qualification has been designed for those who have a specific interest or responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities to provide BLS when dealing with an emergency situation which may involve using an AED. Course Overview Qualification SpecificationOver a half day period, Learners will develop the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations and safely use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Topics covered include: managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, using an AED on both adults and children, combining AED use with CPR and more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification. This qualification can be delivered as a standalone course (minimum of 3 hours 40 minutes) or as a ‘bolt on’ (1.5 hours excluding breaks) to other first aid qualifications that share the same assessment criteria. For further information on adding a ‘bolt on’ to your first aid qualifications, please contact us on 0845 644 3305 and we will be happy to help. Assessment Methods 3 x Practical assessments.Price Includes No hidden costs! We will not add any surprise charges and the cost of your course includes: + Free tea, coffee, refreshments (top priority!) + All practical and theory assessment costs, + Certificate and enrolment costs, + Taught delivery by one of our experienced tutors, + Access to training equipment throughout your course, even after your training day is complete + 1:1 tutor support if required for the duration of the programme Deposits: A deposit of 50% is required upon booking. The remaining cost must be paid prior to the course start date or on the first day of the course. Attendees who have not paid in full by the morning of the first day of the course, will not be allowed to continue and will not be eligible to receive a certificate or a refund. Qualification: Each successful learner will receive a personalised Nexus Training Academy/QualSafe Awards Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) certificate on completion of the course. You will have the choice of an e-certificate (available immediately) or a paper certificate which will be posted to your address. Refunds/Cancellations/Amendments: Please visit our policies and procedures page for information on cancelling, amending or deferring your course place.