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Basic Life Support + AED


This course is designed to equip delegates with the necessary life-saving skills to provide immediate and essential care in life-threatening situations before medical help arrives. Learners will participate in practical exercises that give them the confidence to act appropriately in real-life emergencies.

Who needs this qualification?

This course is suitable for individuals seeking to gain initial first-aid knowledge and skills to enable them to be prepared for emergencies.

Why is this training important?

It empowers learners to react appropriately when faced with an emergency, increasing the likelihood of a positive outcome in life-threatening situations. Basic life support is a valuable tool that can significantly increase the chance of survival and reduce the risk of permanent damage.

Course content

  • Assess an incident
  • Unresponsive casualty
  • Recovery position and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Safely and effectively use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Shock
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Choking
  • Understanding medical conditions

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Assess an incident
  • Provide effective treatment for an unconscious casualty
  • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Manage a casualty suffering from shock
  • Administer first aid to casualties with wounds or bleeding
  • Manage a casualty who is choking
  • Understand medical conditions including; sickle cell, asthma, epilepsy, diabetes, meningitis
Certificated by: Ouch Learning and Development – approved by the FAIB
Duration: 3 Hours
Assessment: Practical assessment
Prerequisites: None
Validity of award: 3 years
Learner-to-trainer ratio: Maximum 12 learners per trainer
Delivery formats available: Face-to-face

Available dates

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