Defibrillator (AED) Course

Emergency Life Support Team

Defibrillator (AED) First Aid Training Course


3 Hours

09:30 – 12:30



Per Group


The First Aid Industry Body

Valid for 3 years

About the Course

The training course covers the safe use and care of your equipment. We can also advise you as to which defibrillator is best suited to your needs. This course is tailored to the make and model of your defibrillator and lasts for duration of 3 hours and covers the use and proper care of your equipment. We also explain the part CPR can play in the process.

There are over 30,000 Cardiac Arrests in the UK each year!

AED Electrical Medicine can increase the chances of surviving a cardiac arrest up to 75%.


Qualification for the 3 hour AED Course is achieved through an ongoing assessment and is a nationally recognised qualification.

  • Automated External Defibrillator

Your First Aid Trainer

Your trainer will have had real-life experience of administering First Aid from serving in the Emergency Services, which we truly believe gives credibility and quality to the training you deserve to receive. Your abilities in saving a life are most important to us, hence this is why our training ethos is to create a relaxed and enjoyable training experience in which to learn to your full potential.

What is an AED?

An automated external defibrillator or AED is a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses the potentially life threatening cardiac arrhythmias of ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia in a patient, and is able to treat them through defibrillation.

The application of electrical therapy which stops the arrhythmia, allows the heart to reestablish an effective rhythm; AED’s save lives.

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can delay the damage to the heart after cardiac arrest, allowing for a slightly longer time for effective defibrillation.

This CPR and Defibrillation course is taught in accordance with the Resuscitation Council Guidelines (UK) 2021.

Course Content

Medical Emergencies
  • Introduction to an AED
  • How an AED works
  • The heart and the shockable rhythm
  • AED preparation
  • Safe Defibrillation
  • Maintenance of an AED

Courses at your venue

In order to arrange a 1 Day AED course group booking at your site, a minimum requirement of six candidates will be required. The training can be delivered at your own venue anywhere in the UK. Please contact us for a quote.

We can deliver our AED Course at your venue!

First Aid Training Courses Sussex, Hampshire, Kent, Essex, London & Dorset

We offer 7 days a week training

01424 409999

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Our Training Ethos & Belief

Your abilities in saving a life are of the utmost importance to us, which is why our training ethos is to create a relaxed and enjoyable training experience in which to learn to your full potential.

The lifesaving abilities you will gain from this one-day training course will gain you skills that you carry with you everywhere.

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