Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) Course

Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) Course

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Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) Course

There are over 30000 cardiac arrests outside the hospital in the UK every year. If someone was to have a cardiac arrest right now then their chance of survival with CPR alone is under 10%, if you introduce an AED this can be increased by up 74%. With AED's becoming more readily available it is important that people feel confident using them in an emergency.

Who is the AED Course for?

  • Anyone interested in knowing how to use an AED
  • Key staff or First Aiders who are likely to use an AED
  • Key staff responsible for the upkeep of an AED

What Topics are Covered in the AED Course?

  • Primary survey
  • CPR
  • Using the AED
  • Recovery position
  • General maintenance tips

How long does it take to complete the AED Course?

  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Good Skills Training normally deliver this course 09:00 – 12:15

What will be included in my Emergency First Aid at Work Course?

  • Training to national standards
  • Manual for each learner
  • Certificates on successfully completing the course and assessments for each person

How is the AED Course certificated, or Accredited?

  • The AED Course has been written by Good Skills Training to give your staff the skills and confidence to use an AED in an emergency. It is not accredited with an Awarding Body.
  • If you require an accredited qualification either our Highfield Level 2 Award in AED & BLS or QNUK Level 2 Award in Responding to Incidents with an AED Courses will be what you require.
  • If you would like a more informal workshop style sessions please view our AED Workshop Days.

AED Course Renewel Process

  • This course is renewed every three years by taking another AED Course – However it is strongly recommended that individuals undertake annual refresher training to keep their practical skills and knowledge updated.
  • AED use is now a part of the First Aid at Work Course and Emergency First Aid at Work Course 

Need to Buy an AED

  • If you have not purchased your AED yet, then please talk to us about your AED needs and which Defib could be best for you. Good Skills Training can now supply AEDs through our sister comapny DeFib UK. Call us to talk about your requirements.

What routes for progression are there after my Emergency First Aid at Work Course?

Booking an onsite course:

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form below.