Health And Safety Training | Basic Life Support & Safe Use Of An AED
Title: Basic Life Support & Safe Use Of An AED
Course Code: SSH44 | Duration: 4 Hours

Heart and circulatory disease claims around 200,000 lives each year. Many could have been saved if a defibrillator was made available.

Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) are now becoming more common throughout a range of public and work places.

A casualty’s survival rate will dramatically increase if an AED is available and if you have appropriately qualified personnel to use it.

Who Should Attend Basic Life Support Training?

If you want to learn how to use an AED, this very practical course will enable you to use the AED competently and with confidence. Not only does this course deal with the use of an AED, but it also includes vital training in basic life support including resuscitation.

Course Content

Responsibilities and reporting
Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
Defibrillation procedures
Assessment of the situation
Infection control
AED functions
Safety measures


Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment.


This qualification lasts for 3 years. To renew their qualification after 3 years, delegates will need to retake the full course.