This course is suitable for anyone wishing to do a Basic Life Support course that also includes the use of a Defibrillator.

It is suitable for healthcare Professionals as part of their Annual Skills refresher

cardiad defibrillator

Topics include; basic life support, primary survey, dealing with collapse, CPR, AED function, AED procedure [adult/child], practice safely using an AED, roles, responsibilities and reporting. We use a number of different types of defibrillator in order to allow the user experience in some of the different types that are available.

Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical and the qualification is assessed by tutor observation of candidate performance. Note that this course is only available as a Group Booking.

This course follows the UK Resuscitation Council’s Guidelines for Adult basic life support and automated external defibrillation

https://www.resus.org.uk/resuscitation-guidelines/adult-basic-life-support-and-automated-external-defibrillation/

Course Duration

4 hours

Minimum age

16

Individual Price

n/a Group Bookings only

Group price

£400

Group Pricing assumes that the Client provides a suitable traiing venue


  1. Action at am Emergency
  2. Scene safety and barriers
  3. Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  4. Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  5. Compression only CPR
  6. Understanding how Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) work and safety guidelines
  7. Safely use an AED
  8. Deal with a patient that is choking
  9. Understand the differences between Adult, Child and Baby resuscitation

The programme will include scenarios as well as the use of defibrillators on children and babies. It will also cover maintenance and post-use actions.