Basic Life Support courses have been designed to meet all the required learning outcomes and is aligned to the Skills for Health UK Core Skills Training Framework or UK-CSTF.
This includes both level 2 adult and paediatric patient care. The course is also Skills for Care Endorsed and follows the requirements set out in the Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines for adult and Paediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) basic life support (BLS).
Please note that this course is an ONLINE only course that can be done whenever it suits you. If you would like to attend some practical training sessions please contact us directly because we also offer some BLENDED training courses – i.e. on-line theory sessions followed by practical sessions that are held in our training centre.
This course covers Basic Life Support skills and includes skills for Adult, Child and Infant as well as healthcare variations with CPR. The course includes Safety, precautions, initial assessment, recovery position, CPR, compression-only CPR, CPR handover and choking. This is ideal for nurses, care workers or medical professionals needing annual updates to complete professional membership. In most cases, this course is ideal as an online-only course but if you need a practical session as well we have a network of approved instructors where we can offer the course as blended including a short practical session.
AED training is also included in the course. Learning AED skills is becoming more important with the increase in the numbers of units in the community and workplace. They are easy to use with a little training and make a real difference in the chance of survival to someone in cardiac arrest. If you have already completed any other first aid course you will understand the importance of the prompt use of an AED making this an ideal next course to take to develop your skills.
All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.
Please note that all of our first-aid and pre-hospital care courses comply fully with the Resuscitation Council UK and European Resuscitation Council guidelines as per Health & Safety Executive requirements. In addition, to ensure that all course participants benefit from very high quality training, all courses are based on the latest JRCALC Clinical Guidelines.