firstaid.training@swast.nhs.uk Tel: 0300 369 0350

South Western Ambulance Service First Aid Training

Defibrillator Awareness

Would you like to feel confident in starting basic life support with the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) until a more highly trained person can attend? Then this course is for you.

Who should attend?

This course is open to anyone aged 16 or over. You should attend this course if you feel you would benefit from more knowledge in the use of an AED in the workplace.

What will you learn?

Meets UK Resuscitation Council requirements:

  • CPR (adult)
  • Recovery position
  • Getting to know your AED (any type)
  • Safe operation of the AED.

Course duration

2 and a half hours.

Course numbers

Minimum of 4 and up to 12 people.

Location, Booking & Dates

This course can be held at a location of your choice. However, we would request a quiet space for training. Alternatively, we are happy to host the course in one of our locations. To find out available dates and to book a course, please call the First Aid Training Team on 0300 369 0350 or email firstaid.training@swast.nhs.uk 

When you purchase one of our AED courses we offer post event support within the first year of completing your course. So if you use your AED, we will come and support you and discuss any questions that you may have. 

Cost

£335 per course.

Please note we do not charge VAT. 

Purchase an AED device

When you purchase any of our defibrillator courses, you also have the opportunity to purchase an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at a special discounted price. Please follow the link for more information. When you purchase an AED from us we offer a free set up of the AED and should you use it within the first year of completing your course, we will replace the pads free of charge.  

Why choose us? 

As an emergency service we have a very unique offering, we understand how to deliver CPR in a real emergency. You will learn from qualified instructors who all come from an emergency service or clinical background. Our courses are on the OFQUAL framework and we are proud that the money generated from our courses gets invested back into South Western Ambulance Service.  

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