The HABC Level 2 International Award in Basic Life Support and the Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator has been developed by HABC, the UK and Middle East’s leading supplier of safety and compliance- based qualifications.
Learners gaining this qualification will know that cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation are an essential part of the chain of survival. The topics covered are seen by industry to be important in maintaining good practice in the safe, quick and effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation.
Upon completion learners should be able to safely and effectively use an automated external defibrillation machine. In line with industry guidance, this qualification is valid for a period of 3 years. After this period, learners are required to complete the qualification again.
Who Should Attend?
This qualification is recommended for candidates who wish to understand basic first aid in the workplace and who also have access to a defibrillator.
To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 4 hours of learning.
After completion of this course the learner will:
Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
Know how to safely use an automated external defibrillator
Be able to safely use an automated external defibrillator
This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.