AED Train the Trainer Course

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The AED Train the Trainers Course for inhouse trainers, who wish to deliver staff training on the use of AED’s and Basic Life Support. This course will give inhouse trainers the skills and knowledge to teach and assess the use of Automatic External Defibrillators.

Who is the Course For?

Inhouse trainers who wish to deliver training on how to use the AED


The course will look at how to deliver and assess the following content:

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

The afternoon will be made of of micro-teach sessions with each participant leading at least one session and observing others.


  • The prerequisite for this course is that all learners will hold a current First Aid at Work Certificate and will ideally have some previous training experience.
  • This course is a practical course on AED & BLS and learners must be able to physically demonstrate these skills
  • It is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.
  • Learners should be at least 18 years old in order to undertake the qualification.

Course Duration

6 contact hours.
Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over one day, 09:30 – 16:30

Awarding Body

There is no awarding body for this course, but it is certificated by Good Skills Training

Qualification Code


Delivery Type


Maximum Learners Per Tutor


Assessment Method

This course is assessed through practical assessment and multiple choice theory assessment.


This course requires requalification every-3 years, via an AED course, or another AED Train the Trainer Course. Learners should also undertake regular CPD to ensure their knowledge is current and updated.

Booking a course

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