Automated External Defibrillator Training


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Automated External Defibrillator (AED)Training

A cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. A person’s chance of survival falls by 10% for each minute that passes without defibrillation.

The risk of death can be reduced if you have a defibrillator in your workplace and know how to use it.

Every second matters and this course will give you the confidence to act quickly and effectively. This course will provide successful delegates with the skills to effectively operate an automated external defibrillator (AED) machine.

Why is this course important?

AED’s (automated external defibrillators) are proven to save lives and are therefore an invaluable addition to health and safety provision for your employees. Once one is installed in your workplace, we highly recommend you training personnel in its usage.

Our AED Training course teaches the essential skills that an AED operator needs and gives students the confidence to know what to do in an emergency.

Defibrillators are very simple to operate and no previous training is required to attend this course.

Course Content


    • Recap of personal safety


    • Assessing the incident and patient


    • DRABC check and sending for help


    • Defibrillation (recognition of heart rhythms)


    • CPR and use of AED on a casualty


    • General guidelines for using a defibrillator


    • Recording of information


    • Handover to the emergency services


Course Details

Assessment: Practical assessment

Duration: Half day course

Certification: Ouch certificate


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