Automated Defibrillation Course

The AED Course is presented over 4 hours. The course has a maximum of 12 students – the minimum being 8 students.Presentation concentrates on previous knowledge gained with the additional necessary theory knowledge provided in an informal atmosphere. With practical training in use of the Heart-start Trainer which provides a variety of simulations and training scenarios.

The certificate of attendance is valid for 1 year as suggested by the Resuscitation Council (UK)

We strongly recommend that students should retrain every year in order to remain confident in their approach.

Students are issued with the current CPR & AED booklet

The syllabus for AED Training:

  • Unconscious Casualty
  • CPR Revision
  • Chain of Survival
  • Heart Rhythms
  • AED Protocol
  • Connection of pads
  • Using the AED
  • Precautions
  • Handover to Emergency Services
  • Documentation