Basic Life Support and Safe use of an AED

What is Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an AED?

Did you know that following a cardiac arrest, every minute without CPR & AED defibrillation reduces a casualty’s chance of survival by 10%? Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the UK’s biggest killers, and yet statistics show that most of the British public are unaware of the life-saving difference they can make by performing CPR and defibrillation.

The Basic Life Support Course covers CPR & AED use. Gives you the confidence you can save a life. We will dispell the myths around CPR and using AEDs in the public or at work.

What will I learn?

You will learn how to recognise someone who is having a heart issue and the step to take to help them. Be able to give good effective CPR and how to use a defibrillator.

What is included in the price?

The price includes; Registration and Certification, refreshments throughout the course, a course manual to keep and use of all equipment on the course. We even supply a First aid kit for each person to take away.

We can also supply First Aid Equipment which can be found by clicking HERE

you can find out more about our AED units from the supplier at AeroHealthCare UK


Following completion of the training, successful participants will receive certification valid for one year.

How You Will Be Assessed

All our first aid courses are assessed by practical demonstration of skill by the student, as well as a multiple-choice examination.

Why Choose Cornwall Training?

At Cornwall Training, we pride ourselves on the quality and standards of the training we provide. As an ISO 9001:2015 Accredited Company, we are committed to issuing the very best course delivery. In line with our high standards, all of our tutors are fully qualified experts from a variety of professional backgrounds including Ambulance Service, HM Coastguard and the RNLI.


Our professional training centre is located in St Austell and has excellent access to the A30 and A38. Where accommodation is required, you can find a Premier Inn just two minutes from the centre. That way, you can conveniently complete all required training in one trip.

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Train yourself and your team members to become completely confident when having to deal with saving someone’s life. Learn how to identify a person who is having a cardiac arrest and the necessary requirements to treat them.

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Course Content

  • Chain of survival
  • Assessing an incident
  • Casualty assessment
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR
  • AED safety considerations
    • Using an AED
    • Combining AED use with CPR
    • Using an AED on a child
  • Procedures for when Emergency Services arrive

For more information or to book your course give us a call on 01726 932293 or email us at