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Basic Life Support (BLS)

Basic Life Support (BLS)

This course is aimed at those requiring skills in basic life support. It is ideal for Doctors, Nurses, Dentists and those who do not require additional training. This course is also equally good for individuals and members of the public who would like to gain skills in how to save a life.

Course Content

  • Priorities and principles of first aid
  • Dealing with minor bleeding and minor burns
  • Dealing with serious bleeding
  • Dealing with an unconscious casualty
  • Dealing with a choking casualty
  • Dealing with fainting, bites and stings, sprains and strains
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Recovery Position
  • Defibrillator Awareness


No previous knowledge of first aid is needed prior to course.


This course is continually assessed by the trainer throughout the session and a certificate of competency will be awarded on successful completion of the course which lasts for 1 year. There is no final examination for this course.

Course Length

4 hours

Course Cost

£35 per person


Open course dates and booking information can be found on our Course Availability page.