Automated external defibrillation (AED) user course

This course teaches the essential skills required by an AED user and gives you the confidence to know exactly what to do in this kind of emergency. If an AED is used quickly in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) survival rates can be as high as 70 – 80%. No previous first aid knowledge is necessary to attend an AED course.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anybody that would like to learn how to use an AED. Workplace’s where employees are expected to use an automated external defibrillator AED in an emergency should ensure staff are trained and that skills are refreshed on an annual basis.  For health care workers, this course serves as a basic module.

What they will learn?

The course covers how to operate an automated external defibrillator AED and complies with current UK Resuscitation Council guidelines.  As a distributor of all major brands of defibrillator we are one of the only companies in the UK that are equipped with all types of training AED’s. We ensure your employees are trained on units that match your live AED to ensure that training is relevant and realistic.

Course content

  • Heart attacks
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty (sudden collapse)
  • Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR
  • The chain of survival 
  • Getting to know the AED 
  • Safety considerations when using the defibrillator and general guidelines
  • Operating the AED
  • AED checks and maintenance
  • Record keeping

Course duration

  • 4 hours maximum

Assessment

  • Continuous assessment by course trainer.

Included in the price of your course

  • Expert tuition
  • First Rescue certificate, valid for 3 years, is issued on successful completion of the course
  • A5 AED / CPR manual
  • Personal resuscitation face shield

The maximum group size per instructor is 12 students. We provide lots of training equipment to ensure maximum hands on learning.

Although AED’s are easy to operate it is essential staff are trained properly to ensure they are competent and confident to act in an emergency.

AED user course price £495.00 + VAT (Maximum 12 students)

The above special price is available when purchasing an AED and is available UK wide. If you only require training please visit www.firstrescuetraining.co.uk or click HERE to book online.