This course combines an interactive self-instructed training resource and
practical activities. The course aims to ensure that anyone may carry out an
assessment of an unconscious patient, help stop severe bleeding, start basic
life support and safely use an automated external defibrillator (AED).
This course is designed to enable all employees to take immediate action
in a life-threatening emergency or when someone has suffered a cardiac
As cardiac disease is a major cause of death in the UK, we are promoting
the implementation of automated external defibrillator (AEDs) in the
workplace so any employee may start basic life support and use the AED. The
early use of defibrillation and good BLS helps to save lives. The course
also covers other life-threatening situations like severe bleeding and
The aim is to provide a comprehensive but cost effective training
programme for the complete workforce that enables them to undertake the
techniques required to help save a life.
The course requires individuals to take part and practise using the
resuscitation equipment, and the training AED provided.
The course may be used as initial training as a refresher or as part of
an induction programme.
training programme matches the cost of most traditional
courses; however, you get to keep the training manikin and training AED worth
around £250, and have access to the course 365 days a year. So is much
better value and proven to be as effective, if not more than traditional