First aid: Automated External Defibrillator (AED)


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Essential guidance on the use of automated external defibrillator (AED) devices, covering the core competencies of the UK Resuscitation Council.

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This comprehensive 4 hour training course covers the core competencies of the UK Resuscitation Council and is designed to instruct the students in the use of an AED. The approved Automated External Defibulator (AED) course teaches the essential skills required by an AED operator and provides candidates the confidence to know what to do in this type of emergency. Upon successful completion certification is valid for 1 year.

Course programme:

  • The chain of survival
  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation
  • Anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Safety considerations of defibrillation
  • Automatic external defibrillator – practical scenarios
  • Recovery position

It is recommended that this qualification should operate on a ratio of a maximum of 12 learners to 1 tutor

Subject related eLearning:

IOSH Approved short courses

The IOSH approved, First aid essentials eLearning course will help you get to grips with the basics of first aid, and supply the knowledge and skills that could help save a life.  It features video demonstrations from trained first aid professionals. 

For more information on the eLearning course, visit the First aid essentials course page