Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator

The aim of this course is to enable candidates to effectively administer CPR and to deliver the safe application of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Completion of this course will provide learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify casualties suffering from cardiac arrest, competently deliver lifesaving CPR and apply an AED to significantly increase the chances of survival.

This CPR and AED course is available as an open course or group booking. 

Open Course Dates

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Course Information

Course Content

  • acting safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • recovery position
  • safe use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • choking
  • bleeding and shock
  • heart attacks
  • the first aid kit

Certification Safety Training Awards (STA) Certificate of Training (with SQA Accreditation) valid for 3 years

Course Length 4 hours

Maximum Participants 12 (8 if using Training for Care’s venue)

Course Fee  

  • £420 for up to 8 participants
  • £52.50 per additional participant up to a maximum of 12

Group Booking Information

Choose a venue, date and time to suit your organisation. Please get in touch with your requirements using the request group booking button. Fees are shown in the table below.

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