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Max Persons: 12    
Duration: 4 hours


Course Summary:

This course provides those who are successful with the necessary knowledge and skills to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) during a cardiac arrest event. The course follows the latest Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines.

An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a very safe, automatic device that delivers a shock to a cardiac arrest victim. With an AED machine the chance of survival can be as high as 74% as opposed to 6% if you wait for an ambulance.


Who should attend?


Any individual who currently holds a recognised certificate in First Aid and needs or wishes to gain the valuable knowledge to deliver Automated External Defibrillation in the event of a cardiac arrest.   



  • Approach a casualty safely
  • Assess a collapsed casualty
  • Correctly apply effective chest compressions to a casualty
  • Administer effective rescue breaths to a casualty
  • Turn on the AED and attach the electrodes correctly
  • Assess cardiac rhythm by the AED
  • Perform defibrillation safely
  • Place casualty in the recovery position


Successful candidates will be awarded the “Automated External Defibrillation” valid for 12 months.


Decisive First Aid is an approved training centre with ITC First Aid.


Duration: 4 Hours
Group size: Maximum of 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor
Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessment
Pre-requisite: None


£400 per group
inclusive of VAT, certification, first aid manual.


Feedback from Previous Attendees


  • I particularly liked how the training linked to our own work environment. Very Interesting and easy to follow.
  • Andrew explained everything clearly and made the whole course interesting throughout.
  • I liked the scenarios.
  • I particularly liked the hands on training
  • Really good course.
  • Very informative. I feel I am prepared as I can be for if such a situation should arise. Fantastic Training.
  • Feel confident that if ever needed to put into practice/real incident, I would be happy to do so.
  • Good course, easy to follow.
  • The bespoke nature of the course and the overall delivery.
  • I particularly liked the experience of the trainer and relating to real life situations.
  • Great course, good use of slides and practical exercises.
  • I particularly liked the friendly relaxed attitude.
  • It was interactive with real life examples.
  • I loved the practical method and I love learning more about helping people.
  • I learned new things I am confident will come in handy one day and hopefully be able to help someone should the situation present itself.
  • Really happy with the content we covered.
  • A very good day, enjoyable and informative.

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