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 and demonstrate basic life support techniques. Learners will also be able to carry out basic user maintenance and understand the safe use of an 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:

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years old 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 Reference Level Credit Guided Learning Hours
Mandatory Units
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation Skills J/503/1186 2 1 6

Health and Social Care