Certificate in Automated External Defibrillator Awareness

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Samantha Kendall First aider and emergency medical technician
Course 1hr 6 modules

This defibrillator training course provides you with the knowledge and skills to be able to effectively operate and use an AED, and develops your understanding of the chain of survival and the functions of the heart.

CPD Certified ROSPA Certified

This course has been assured by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) qualifications

All staff should have awareness training on the use of defibrillators to ensure they are meeting their statutory obligations. Defibrillators, as work equipment, are covered by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER). As such, this places a duty on employers in respect of employee training and the provision of information and instructions in the use of such equipment. 

Developed by Samantha Kendall, a highly qualified first aider and emergency medical technician, this defibrillator training course for schools will provide you with the knowledge and skills to be able to effectively operate and use an AED. 

Please note: This training course consists of learning through video, task completion and further reading/research. Please consider this when planning and allocating your time. To successfully understand and achieve the objectives of the course, learners are expected to engage in all aspects of the learning process to ensure they can successfully apply the knowledge and skills they have gained in their own setting. 

 Designed in line with the following policies: 

  • Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in schools, DfE

Important note for non-UK learners: Although this online defib training course for schools reflects best practice principles and might be useful for learners outside the UK, please note that it is based solely on UK guidance and legislation. Please make sure you also adhere to relevant legislation applicable in your own country.