Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (RQF)

(QRN – 601/6662/9)

 

 

Qualification Overview

Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (RQF) is aimed at those learners who are currently first aiders in the workplace and have access to a defibrillator.

On completing this qualification learners will have the knowledge, understanding and skills required to be able to understand basic life support requirements, demonstrate basic life support techniques and automated external defibrillator. Learners will also be able to carry out basic user maintenance and understand the safe use of automated external defibrillator.

This qualification expires after 3 years at which point learners will be required to re-sit the qualification, there is also a recommendation that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

 

 

Qualification Structure

In order to achieve the Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Learners must complete one mandatory unit.

 

 

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification although it is a Focus Awards recommendation that learners hold a valid Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate (EFAW). It is also advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy, or equivalent.

 

 

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid
  • Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

 

 

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however learners should be 16 to undertake this qualification.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level Credit GLH
Mandatory unit
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation Skills  J/503/1186 2 1 6