Automated Electrical Defibrilation Training

What is special about this course?

This half day course will enable participants to recognise the need for and to be able to perform basic resuscitation, understand how defibrillators can be used in a resuscitation situation and practice using a defibrillator.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements but candidates should be physically fit for the course.

You will study:

  • Chain of survival
  • Heart attack/angina
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Basic anatomy of the heart
  • Electrical activity of the heart
  • Child and baby CPR
  • Ventricular fibrillation
  • Resuscitation with an Automatic External Defibrillator
  • Automatic External Defibrillator
  • Accessories for Automatic External Defibrillator
  • Post event stress
  • Adult, child and baby choking
  • Practical and theory assessment

How will I study my course?

  • Short course

How long will my course last?

3.5 Hour

Where can I study my course?

    • Thurso


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.


This half day course costs just £70 and payment must be received at the time of booking.  An ILA fund may be available, please contact our admissions department for more information on 01847 889250 or

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