Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Responder

The heart of the matter - emergency lifesaving in cardiac arrest situations

Who is it for?

If a person’s heart beat is irregular, a quick response increases the chance of survival.  In private businesses and in public venues, AED (defibrillator) equipment is becoming more widely accessible.  This course is for designated First Aid or Emergency First Aid Certificated employees (as the use of such equipment needs to be combined with a sound knowledge of the methods for dealing with cardiac arrest. 

What will I learn?
  • How to quickly assess the need to use AED equipment
  • The practical steps to use AED equipment in an emergency situation
  • Checks prior to and during application

Course Details

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Duration: 0.5 Day
  • Member: £89
  • Non-Member: £105

All fees subject to VAT

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Course Overview
  • Role of the First Aider and AED Responder
  • Assessing and dealing with a suspected heart attach or cardiac arrest situation
  • Understanding the workings of the heart and the effectiveness of defibrillation
  • Guidelines on using an AED unit
  • Practical experience of using an AED trainer unit
  • Care and maintenance of the AED unit


Delegates are assessed through observation of practical application in a safe situation on AED training units, in small group sizes.

Course Dates
Course commences;

9 January 2017
10 April 2017
10 July 2017

Company Sponsored Option

This course is also available as a company sponsored option which is for your delegates only, this is a flexible solution and can be tailored to reflect your business needs, delivered on a date, time and place to suit you - please contact us.

Group Discounts

Take advantage of these discounts when booking this course;

5% off for 2-3 people
8% off for 4-5 people
12% off for 6 or more people

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