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Basic Life Support Level 2

  • 1 Days | Part Time
  • Suffolk Rural
  • Level 2 | Vocational

Course overview

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

The qualification is delivered following the protocols set by the Resuscitation Council (UK).

Duration – a minimum of 3 contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities.

A range of subjects are covered including:
– Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
– Primary Survey
– Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator
– Recovery Position
– Choking

Assessment and Marking – The course instructor is responsible for determining whether delegates pass or fail based on practical assessment throughout the course, i.e. by observation and oral questioning. The instructor will only award a pass if they believe that delegates have displayed the requisite understanding and competencies at the end of each session throughout the course.

Certification – The qualification is valid for 3 years from the date of achievement. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further 3 years. It is recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training.

Enrolment End Date: Please note that the enrolment for this course closes 3 working days prior to the start of the course. Unfortunately it is not possible to process late enrolments after that point.

Course timings: 09:00 – 12:00

Course cost: £40

Refreshments and lunch will be available to purchase at the College refectories. Alternatively you may wish to bring your own refreshments and packed lunch if preferred.

Please contact business@suffolk.ac.uk for group bookings which can be delivered at either your premises or at Suffolk Rural for 6 to 12 people, dates available on request.

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