Basic Life Support

Basic Life Support

Course Overview

Basic Life Support (BLS) 2.5 Hours

The course is designed to equip learners with the skills, knowledge and confidence to help a person in a life threatening situation. This course is used by surgeries and health care workers to comply with Care Quality commission standards

The topics covered include:

  • Primary
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Adults, Children & infants
  • Automated External Defibrillator
  • Dealing with an unconscious casualty
  • Choking

    With years of experience dealing with real life emergencies, our expert trainers draw on their own personal first aid experiences to make learning fun and memorable. This ensures that learners leave with the confidence and vital lifesaving skills needed to deal with the wide range of emergency situations.

    Assessment and Certification

    The course consists of 2 hours contact time. Successful candidates will receive a Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate. This is valid for a period of 1 year and can be renewed by attending a 2hour Basic life support course.

    Entry requirements

    All learners must be at least 17 years old and possess reasonable numeracy and literacy skills. Have an interest in first aid and willing to learn some lifesaving skills.

    Refresher Training

    Learners are to attend a course every year to keep their skills refreshed and up date. It is advised in line with the resuscitation council that all learners refresh their skills in Basic life support and Automated external defibrillator.


    Staff willing to learn new skills to work with at work or for the private event setting and high risk areas. Learners can progress to level 3 First response emergency care award. Advanced airway management courses are also available, please see our website for more information.