Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training Courses

The minutes between a collapsed victim and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) makes the difference in successful survival, early defibrillation and good quality CPR being essential. A heart attack leading to cardiac arrest is the biggest single killer in the UK. Early defibrillation is a major factor in determining whether someone survives a cardiac arrest or not. This four hour Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training Course is taught only by Resuscitation Council accredited instructors who are clinical lead specialists.

Who Is The Course For

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training courses are suitable for everyone whether or not they have received some form of first aid training previously. ResusPlus Training’s experienced instructors take candidates through each step of the rescue process, from understanding why someone would have a cardiac arrest, how to perform CPR, how and why a defibrillator works through to successfully being able to use a defibrillator safely and effectively.

Number Of Candidates

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training courses are suitable for up to 8 candidates.


Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training courses take 4 hours.

Course Pricing

Our very competitive pricing is from £397 for up to 8 candidates at your own venue.

Course Outline

All our candidates learn how to use the type of defibrillator that they are expected to use.
During the course candidates will learn about:

  • UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015
  • Chain of survival
  • Causes of cardiac arrest including heart attack
  • Adult basic life support/cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Child and baby CPR
  • When and how to use compression only CPR
  • Safe use of an AED for all ages
  • Plus plenty of AED scenario practice time
  • Maintaining your AED
  • Choking
  • Recovery position


By the end of the course candidates should be confident,competent and safe in the use of AEDs and pass our assessment procedure to receive a certificate. Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training course certificates are valid for 1 year.