BLS and AED for Healthcare Professionals. Learn the principles of BLS and safe AED use. Start now!

Learn the principles of BLS and safe AED use. Start now!

Learn the principles of BLS and safe AED use. Start now!

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Learn the principles of BLS and safe AED use

The purpose of this Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation course is to provide the learner with the skills, knowledge and understanding in the provision of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and of the safe use and management of an Automated External Defibrillator. This qualification offers the trained provider the opportunity to provide effective emergency lifesaving first aid care using an AED. This is achieved through the understanding of the BLS/AED algorithm and the responsibilities and treatment principles of AED use.

ProTrainings 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).

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.

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You can be confident that every ProTrainings course is of the highest quality. Our online and classroom courses are endorsed by Skills for Care and we are proud to be one of a few training providers who have been nominated as a Skills for Care Centre of Excellence.

We are also proud to be a Training Qualifications UK Diamond Centre, which is the highest level you can attain and offer a wide range of regulated qualifications through TQUK and Future Awards and Qualifications.

All of our courses have also been independently verified for CPD so that you can print out a CPD certified time credit statement to prove your continuing professional development when you have finished your training.

Our commitment to quality assurance is also underpinned by ISO9001 AND ISO45001 accreditation and we are members of a number of trade organisations.

Our excellent network of instructors throughout the UK deliver courses that have been developed to make training engaging and informative. You will have access to video refreshers, updates and other useful training materials. With ProTrainings, the learning doesn’t finish when the course ends. For more information about our accreditations and endorsements, see our accreditations booklet.

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  • ISO 9001 Registered Firm
  • ISO 45001 Registered Firm
  • ISO 27001 Registered Firm
  • Approved for Regulated Qualifications
  • FutureQuals Approved Centre
  • Skills for Care Centre of Excellence
  • Online Training Approved by Skills for Care
  • Classroom Training Approved by Skills for Care
  • Association of Healthcare Trainers Member

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Common Questions

Why do I need accredited training courses?

Whether you are employed, running a business or taking training for other reasons, you need to ensure the course is trustworthy and will pass due diligence checks.  Taking courses that are accredited gives you peace of mind of the quality, compliance and that your certificate will be accepted. Choosing ISO companies to ensure they are externally verified.

What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class case locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.