Tel: 0300 369 0350

South Western Ambulance Service First Aid Training

Verification of Expected Death

Would you be able to verify expected death quickly and efficiently within your Home? Do you have enough nurses with this skill? Are you able to do this out of hours to aid the grieving process of the families involved?

This course is designed to give you the skills and confidence to be able to recognise the fact of death and record it appropriately in line with your company policy.

Who should attend?

Registered healthcare professionals who are working in an environment, with a suitable policy to support them, in the recognition of life extinct.

What will you learn?

The skills required to verify death:

  • Legal aspects of verifying death
  • Clinical skills to verify death
  • Documentation required in verification of death.

Course duration

4 hours.

Course numbers

Up to 12 people. For group bookings, a minimum 4 people and a maximum of 12. 

Location & Booking

We have a series of planned courses across the South West or this course can be held at a location of your choice. However, we would just request a quiet space for training. Alternatively we are happy to host in one of our locations. To book a course please call the First Aid Training Team on 0300 369 0350, email or please book online below.

Why choose us? 

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. 


£80 per person.

Group (of up to 12 people) £425. Please contact us for group bookings.

Please note we do not charge VAT. 

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