This course is suitable for anyone wishing to do a Basic Life Support course that also includes the use of a Defibrillator. It teaches the essential skills needed to confidently use a defibrillator as well as how to perform effective Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
It is suitable for healthcare Professionals as part of their Annual Skills refresher
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.
This course follows the UK Resuscitation Council’s Guidelines for Adult basic life support and automated external defibrillation
All Certificates issued are in electronic (PDF) format. They will be sent to the person (or organisation) that organised the Booking in order for them to be distributed to the student(s).
Course Duration (excluding breaks)
Maximum students per course
n/a Group Bookings only
Group Pricing assumes that the Client provides a suitable training venue
- Action at am Emergency
- Scene safety and barriers
- Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
- Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
- Compression only CPR
- Chest pains
- Understanding how Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) work and safety guidelines
- Safely use an AED
- Manage a choking casualty
- 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.