Defibrillator training, including basic life support, will give you the confidence to act quickly and effectively if someone has a cardiac arrest.

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If you have an AED in your workplace, we recommend this dedicated training for your first aiders – and for extra staff if possible – so they can learn to use your defibrillator quickly and confidently in an emergency.

This course also teaches delegates how to perform effective CPR –a vital part of life-saving when a cardiac arrest has occurred. No prior first aid knowledge is needed to attend this course.

You will need a basic command of English to attend this course.

  • Communication and casualty care
  • Chest pains
  • Getting to know the AED (various type)
  • Operating the AED
  • Resuscitation
  • Unresponsive casualty

Course duration
3.5 hours

What you get on this course
A pack containing everything you need for training, pen, note pad and a first aid manual.

Continuous observation by the trainer.

Successful candidates receive a St John Ambulance AED certificate, valid for three years.

Associate Membership Insurance. We provide ‘Good Samaritan’ Insurance cover free of charge when the certificate is awarded.

Terms and conditions

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