Basic Life Support Course (BLS)

Basic Life Support Course (BLS)

Onsite Course Enquiry

Basic Life Support Course (BLS)

This half-day course is ideal for anyone who requires Basic Life Support (BLS) training as part of their job, or for anyone who would like to learn the basics to help save lives. Basic Life Support Training is a legal requirement in many sectors to ensure that staff can assist if a casualty stops breathing. This course is designed to refresh or give learners the confidence and skills in basic life support should they need to use them.

Who is the Course For?

Designed for anyone who requires training in basic life support for their job, such as:

  • Nurses
  • Dental Staff
  • Other Health Staff

Anyone who has an interest in basic life support (BLS)

Course Syllabus

  • Primary Assessment
  • Secondary Assessment
  • CPR & AED
  • Choking

Course Prerequisites

Learners are required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore learners must be physically capable of doing this. 

Course Duration

3 contact hours

Good Skills Training normally deliver this course 09:30 – 12:45 

Awarding Body

First Aid Industry Body – FAIB 

Delivery Type


Assessment Methods

Practical Assessment 

Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The Basic Life Support Course has a maximum ratio of 12:1 

Requalification Process

Depending on your sector you may need to complete the Basic Life Support Course annually

We would recommend leaving it no longer than 3-years to renew your qualification

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 by clicking here