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Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

This three hour AED course is a crucial aid to have in the workplace as it is proven to save lives.  This training course including basic life support will teach you how to use an AED correctly and efficiently and will give you the confidence to act if someone has a cardiac arrest. 

1 Day Emergency First Aid at Work: Courses & Programs

AED (Defibrillator) (3Hrs)

Duration: Half day

Group Size: up to 12 delegates

Onsite Price: £395.00 + VAT

London £435.00 + VAT

(on customer premises)

Why attend this course?

A cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, at any time.  When it does, every second counts.  Defibrillators ( AED ) are proven to save lives.  The content of this course has been designed to build knowledge and confidence. automated external defibrillator (AED) is a crucial aid to have in the workplace as it is proven to save lives.


What will I learn?

The content of this course has been designed to build knowledge and confidence. It will teach you to recognise and treat various illnesses and incidents correctly and efficiently.  If you are interested in furthering your emergency first aid skills this course would suit you.  Training employees in how to use a defibrillator will make them familiar with the device, so they are able to act quickly and confidently when it really counts.

Topics covered in the AED course:


The priorities of first aid

Assessing and managing an incident

Treatment of an unconscious casualty

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

Safety checks

Operation and maintenance of an automated external

Importance of recording incidents and actions



One of our trainers will deliver this course at your premises on a date of your choice. The timings could also be arranged to suit your requirements.  We also sell semi and fully automated defibs and accessories.

Assessment and Certification

You will be continually assessed throughout the duration of the course by one of our qualified trainers. Upon successful completion you will receive an Automated External Defibrillator Operator Certificate which is recommended to be updated once a year.


The practical elements of this course are essential as they provide you with vital hands-on experience. It is important that you are physically able to take part in the practical parts of the course.

The HSE requires you to attend the full duration of the course and candidates need a basic command of English ( defined as Level 2 ) to be eligible for evaluation.

On-site training room requirement

It is recommended that the room size should be approximately 20 x 30 feet for a full 12 person course. The room should be large enough to seat all candidates comfortably in a semicircle formation. The floor space in the centre should be clean and uncluttered as this will be used for the practical parts of the course. The trainer will also require a flip chart if one is available

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