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36 Bargates, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1QL - Telephone: 01425 273297

Basic Life Support

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to give learners the essential knowledge and skills required to administer effective Basic Life Support to a casualty until the arrival of the emergency services.

This course is aimed at anyone with a responsibility to perform effective first aid in an emergency or life threatening situation until the arrival of the emergency services or other qualified medical professional.

Basic Life Support is the minimum standard set by the Care Certificate for first aid that must be achieved when working in a care setting.

Learners are to undertake practical assessment throughout the course.

Course Content

On successful completion of this course the learner will be qualified to:

  • Operate within the legal boundaries with regard to first aid.
  • Understand how to comply with company policy and procedure.
  • Carry out an assessment of a casualty.
  • Perform Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
  • Place a casualty into the recovery position.
  • Recognise and treat people with breathing difficulties, bleeding, shock, choking.

Course Duration

½ Day (3 Hours)

Number of Delegates

Maximum 12

Price

Price as per current price list