Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) (level 2) (2BLF001)
Tuesday, April 19th, @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm£60.00
Monday, January 31st, 2022
This qualification specification is designed to outline all you need to know to offer this qualification at your centre. If you have any further questions, please contact us here.
Qualification regulation and support
The Highfield Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) has been developed and is awarded by Highfield Qualifications and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). The RQF is a qualification framework regulated by Ofqual and CCEA Regulation. The qualification is also regulated by Qualifications Wales.
Guidance on assessment
Highfield has created assessment paperwork for each element of assessment which are each graded pass/fail:
1) Practical observation
The practical assessment is completed throughout the course delivery. This ongoing assessment requires learners to demonstrate practical first aid skills. The practical assessment will be recorded using the practical matrix within the Assessment Pack.
2) Centre-marked multiple-choice theory assessment
Learners are required to answer a series of questions contained within theory question papers, available to download from the members’ area of the website. Oral questioning may be used. In this case, the assessor should document the responses within the assessment pack.
Learners must achieve a pass in each element in order to pass the qualification.
Assessment must be undertaken in controlled conditions. This means:
For more information, please refer to the Highfield Qualifications Core Manual.
Sample assessment materials are included within appendix 3 of this qualification specification. A full explanation of how to use the Highfield assessment paperwork is provided in the Tutor, Assessor and Internal Quality Assurance Support Pack, available to download from the Members’ Area of the Highfield website.
Centres must take all reasonable steps to avoid any part of the assessment of a learner (including any internal quality assurance and invigilation) being undertaken by any person who has a personal interest in the result of the assessment.
Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking one of the following qualifications:
Recommended training materials
The following resources have been reviewed by Highfield and are recommended training materials for users of this qualification:
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Classes from 09:00 to 18:00
Legislation, Standards, CE Markings and Guidance
Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment
Hierarchy of Fall Protection Measures
IPAF Harness Statement
Harness, Lanyard and Fittings
Pre-Use Checks and Correct Usage (inc Practical)
Usage and Anchor Points
Harness Storage and Maintenance
Hazards and Precautions
Rescue Requirements and Options
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE
This course is suitable for anyone within the building trade. On successful completion of the course, delegates will be awarded a certificate of awareness, valid for 3year.
Qualification Number: 601/8280/5
Learning Aim Reference: 601828050
Credit Value: 1
Assessment Method: Practical demonstration and multiple-choice theory assessment
Contact hours*: 4
Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 4
Total Qualification Time (TQT): 5
*See Guidance on Delivery section for more information