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The AoFAQ Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and the Safe use of an Automated External Defibrilltor (QCF) 

This qualification is recommended as training for first aiders in the workplace environment who have access to a defibrillator.

The topics covered are regarded by Skills for Health as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation.

Course Duration: 5 hrs.


 

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AoFAQ Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator
 
Name: AoFAQ Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (QCF)

National Qualification Number: 601/5576/0

Qualification Type: QCF

Guided Learning Hours:

Class size maximum: 12 Learners (1 Trainer)

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Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (QCF)
 
Occupational Competence Requirements

 This is extracted from the Skills for Health Assessment Principles for First Aid Qualifications (October 2012 v1).

Trainers/Assessors must:

  • Be occupationally competent in the area of first aid. This can be evidenced by:
    •  holding a FAW certificate issued by either HSE or an Awarding Organisation/Body or having
    • registration as a doctor with the General Medical Council (GMC)
    • registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
    • registration as a paramedic with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) 
  • Be occupationally competent in the area of training and/or assessing in line with the Learning and Development NOS 9 Assess Learner Achievement. This could be evidenced by holding a qualification such as:
    • SQA Accredited Learning and Development Unit 9DI – Assess workplace competences using direct and indirect methods – replacing Units A1 and D32/33
    • SQA Accredited Learning and Development Unit 9D - Assess workplace competence using direct methods – replacing Units A2 and D32
    • QCF Qualifications based on the Learning and Development NOS 9 Assess Learner Achievement
    • Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (QCF)
    • Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (QCF)
    • Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment (QCF)
    • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF)
    • A1 or D32/D33
    • A2 or D32
    • Further and Adult Education Teachers Certificate
    • Cert Ed/PGCE/B Ed/M Ed
    • PTLLS/CTLLS/DTLLS
    • S/NVQ level 3 in Training and Development
    • S/NVQ level 4 in Training and Development
    • IHCD Instructional Methods
    • IHCD Instructor Certificate
    • English National Board 998
    • Training Group A22, B22, C21, C23, C24 TQFE (Teaching Qualification for Further Education)
    • NOCN Tutor Assessor Award

 Note: This list is not exhaustive.

Trainers/Assessors should also be able to provide a detailed, chronological list of evidence to show that they have regularly provided EFAW/FAW assessments during the previous three years. If this is limited, evidence of other first-aid assessments may be provided.

 No formal Trainer/Assessor qualifications

 It is recognised that trainer/assessors may not hold formal qualifications but may have significant experience in undertaking these roles. It is expected that the trainer/assessors be registered and working towards formal qualifications within one year and that the qualifications are gained within two years.

During this period a portfolio should be maintained and include details of knowledge and experience gained and the time period over which they were applied, and any contributing training undertaken and the learning outcomes achieved. There should be evidence that the individual has conducted at least two practical and two theoretical first-aid training/assessing sessions under the supervision of a qualified assessor.




 Qualification Assessment

Assessment:

The practical Learning Outcomes are assessed by observation. 

  • Multi Choice Questions (MCQ) for theory and underpinning knowledge. 
  • The Practical demonstration of skills

To Awarded this qualification the Learner must 100% pass of the assessments carried out by observation together with a percentage pass in the MCQ paper.

 

 Key Points

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

        1. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
        1.1 Assess the scene for danger
        1.2 Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
        1.3 Demonstrate how to open a casualty’s airway and check for breathing
        1.4 Demonstrate how to place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position

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

        2.1 Recognise the need to commence Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
        2.2 Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on a manikin

        3. Know how to safely use an automated external defibrillator

        3.1 Identify safety considerations when using an automated external defibrillator
        3.2 List difference in the procedure when using an automated external defibrillator on a child

        4. Be able to safely use an automated external defibrillator
        4.1 Demonstrate the correct placement of AED electrode pads on a manikin
        4.2 Follow AED voice prompts accurately
        4.3 Demonstrate how to combine the use of an automated external defibrillator with minimal interruptions in
        Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin
        4.4 Demonstrate the safe delivery of AED shock
        4.5 State the procedures if the casualty shows signs of life and starts to breath normally
        4.6 Identify the information required when handing the casualty over to emergency services
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  • AoFAQ Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)
  • AoFAQ Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (QCF)