Automated External Defibrillator Training – AED

Automated External Defibrillator training – A high number of people who survive a cardiac arrest are resuscitated by the use of defibrillatory shock. The sooner they receive this type of resuscitation will increase their chances of survival.

Safe use of an AED Training Liverpool

Automated External Defibrillator training Liverpool (AED)

Automated External Defibrillator Training in LiverpoolAutomated external defibrillators (AEDs) are designed to be used by members of the public, and are very effective at guiding the operator through the process of administering the shock.

They have become widely available, are safe and easy to use, and will not allow a shock to be given to a victim who does not require one. 

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) units are becoming more commonplace and can now be found at airports, sport and shopping centres. Persons using an AED should receive regular training. It is recommended by the UK Resuscitation Council that this should be carried out annually.

Automated External Defibrillator Training - delivered directly in your workplace

Did you know that we also deliver the Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator which is an accredited QA Level 2 Award. Our Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training Course is a nationally recognised, Ofqual regulated qualification accredited by Qualsafe Awards.

This means that you can be rest assured that your Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training is of high quality.

Who is the Automated External Defibrillator course suitable for:

This course is designed for candidates who require the knowledge and skills in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) machine. The course is suited towards child carers such as nursery staff and teachers, Retail and leisure centre staff. The course covers the core competencies as required by the Resuscitation Council UK guidelines on the operation of an AED.

The course duration is half day, normally three hours. This course can be delivered at a time to fit in with your business needs – please discuss your required training delivery times when booking your course with us.

Course aims:
The course is designed to teach delegates the correct procedures for the safe usage of AED within the retail, healthcare and educational sector. This will equip the candidate to assist a casualty confidently if an emergency first aid situation should arise.

Course Content:
Delegates will complete practical demonstration using their new skills and knowledge  delivered in this course. Course content also includes:

  • Scene assessment
  • DRABC check and sending for help
  • Defibrillation (recognition of heart rhythms)
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in adults and children
  • Primary assessment
  • CPR and use of AED on a casualty
  • Obstructed Airway Management (choking)
  • Controlling bleeding and treatment for shock
  • Controlling bleeding and treatment for shock
  • Connecting the AED to a casualty
  • Defibrillate a casualty
  • Administer first aid to an unconscious casualty (including seizure)
  • Handover of casualty to emergency services

Assessment and Certification:
Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend the full session to be eligible for assessment. On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a Automatic External Defibrillator certificate of attendance  – valid for 1 year. Ongoing assessment will be carried out by the instructor throughout the course. 

We can deliver this course on your premises, reducing your budgeted costs for staff travel and their time out of the business.

Automated External Defibrillator training in LiverpoolAutomated External Defibrillators (AED’s) are now becoming more common throughout a range of public and work places. A casualty’s survival rate will dramatically increase if an AED is available and if you have appropriately qualified personnel to use it.

For more information on resuscitation please visit the UK Resuscitation Council website.

For further information on our Automated External Defibrillator training courses please email us. Or alternatively, call us on 0151 515 0416 and speak with to our experienced staff