Basic life support & safe use of an automated external defibrillator (QA level 2 award)

Hosted £499 (ex VAT)

You choose the date and provide the venue, usually your premises, and we provide the training and any necessary equipment.


This course offers delegates an introduction to the set-up and safe application of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in addition to the principles of basic life support. 

4 hour, maximum 12 delegates per course

The aim of this qualification is to enable delegates to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with first aid situations and safely use an automated external defibrillator. Delegates will be able to demonstrate the practical administration of basic life support and use an automated external defibrillator safely in an emergency situation.

Who Should Attend

The qualification is designed for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide first aid and/or use an AED when dealing with an emergency situation. No previous first aid experience is required to attend this course.


  • Assembly and introductions
  • Chain of survival
  • Incident and casualty management
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Using an automated external defibrillator
  • Course evaluation and closure