Basic Life Support & Safe use of an AED - Distance Learning (CPD)
Our basic life support and defibrillator training gives candidates confidence in the use of defibrillators. Candidates will learn to provide safe, prompt & effective treatment in an emergency.
Understand the safe, effective use of defibrillators and give life-saving support. Become a lifesaver!
The course focuses on topics designed to save lives. The full course content is:
- Responsibilities and reporting
- Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
- Defibrillation procedures
- Assessment of the situation
- infection control
- AED functions
- Safety measures
Assessment and Certification
Candidates are assessed during each practical activity. At the end of the course candidates will complete a multiple choice question paper. Each candidate must successfully complete both elements to pass the course.
On passing the basic life support & AED course each candidate will receive a certificate. These certificates are accredited through the FAA and are valid for 3 years. After this the course must be retaken.
Who needs Basic Life Support and Defibrillator Training?
This course is ideal for those working in an organisation where a defibrillator is available. It is also suitable for those looking to purchase a defibrillator for their workplace.
Current first aiders can use the course as a refresher of resuscitation techniques learnt on courses such as Emergency First Aid at Work. This course also provides more in depth knowledge of using a defibrillator as well as what to look out for on your casualty.