Basic Life Support Training 

Basic Life Support Training 

We offer a number of Basic Life Support/CPR Courses. Suitable for any individual wanting to learn vital life saving skills    

Basic Life Support (BLS) training is a crucial set of skills and knowledge designed to provide immediate and potentially life-saving care to individuals experiencing cardiac arrest.  
Making this a vital course for anyone in healthcare, social care or individuals to ensure they can respond in an emergency.  

About Basic Life Support Training    

BLS may need to be provided not just by healthcare professionals, first responders, but by anyone else who may encounter a medical emergency in their work environments. Consequently, this highlights the importance of offering a variety of courses at differing levels, ensuring that everyone can be confident to respond if required. Additionally, tailoring the training to various skill levels and professions ensures that participants receive the most relevant and effective instruction, enabling them to be confident in responding during an emergency. 
Moreover, our BLS course is expertly facilitated by experienced Nurses with years of clinical expertise in High Dependency hospital environments. Additionally, it is accredited as a CPD certificate through the authorising centre Protrainings UK. 

Which Course is Needed?  

Care Certificate Standard 12: Basic Life Support 
Basic Life Support Care Certificate and Level 1 (VTQ) 
Basic Life Support (BLS) Level 2 (VTQ) 
Basic Life Support and AED for Healthcare Professionals Level 2 (VTQ) 

Basic Life Support Care Certificate and Level 1 (VTQ) 

Basic Life Support Care Certificate and Level 1 (VTQ) 

This is a concise introduction to CPR and the use of an AED, significantly helping provide a demonstration of the CPR techniques. However, before considering a clinical role, it is essential to undertake a further BLS Level 2 Course. By enrolling in this advanced course, you can further deepen your understanding and proficiency in life-saving techniques. Consequently, you will be fully prepared and equipped to handle medical emergencies with confidence and competency, making a significant difference in critical situations. 

Basic Life Support Course Summary  

Role and responsibilities of a First Aider 
Assess an incident-Scene Survey and Primary survey of a casualty 
Calling for help 
Introduction to the ABCDE Approach. 
First aid to an unresponsive casualty 
The recovery position, when to use it and how to perform it  
How to perform adult CPR  
Chain of survival and use of AED's  
Dealing with a choking adult 
Barriers and Gloves. 
Dealing with a casualty in shock 

Basic Life Support (BLS) Level 2 (VTQ)  

Many non-medical professionals, such as teachers, fitness instructors, and childcare 
providers, choose to undergo BLS training to be prepared for emergencies that may occur in their respective settings. 
Taking this advanced course will not only enhance your skills and knowledge but also make you better equipped to handle more complex medical situations effectively. As a result, you will be more confident and capable of providing critical care in high-pressure scenarios. 

Basic First Aid Level 2 Course  

This course in addition to following the Level 1 course covers: 
Introduction to Infant and Child CPR 
Dealing with a Choking Baby, Child and Adult 
How to treat a Casualty with a Heart Attack 
How to treat a Casualty with a Stroke 

Basic Life Support and AED for Healthcare Professionals Level 2 (VTQ) 

Some professionals need a more extensive CPR / BLS /AED course.  
This course covers Basic Life Support skills and includes skills for Adult, Child and Infant and most importantly healthcare variations especially on the infant CPR. This is ideal for nurses, care workers or medical professionals needing annual updates to complete professional membership.  
Healthcare professional are required to update their competency in BLS/CPR each year and this course will enable them to do this. Additionally  to the BLS level 2 it includes further: 

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals Course Summary  

Community and hospital protocols for CPR 
Pulse Points 
Infant Recovery Position 
First Aid vs BLS Healthcare Professionals 
CPR Hand Over 
Adult Bag Valve Mask 
Child and Baby CPR for Healthcare Professionals 
AED Maintenance, locations and troubleshooting.  
Remember, BLS is a critical skill that can save lives. Moreover, it is essential to maintain and refresh your knowledge regularly to stay competent and confident in emergency situations. Additionally, staying up-to-date with the latest guidelines and best practices will ensure you are well-prepared to respond effectively when the need arises. 
To book a classroom course for your organisation use the booking/enquiry form 

All our First Aid courses are taught in line with the Resuscitation Council guidelines, as well as our BLS courses are all taught by experienced nurses with vast clinical and emergency care experience.  

Furthermore, all the courses meet the approval of the organisation Protrainings uk, who are our accrediting centre. They provide VTQ(Vocational Training Qualifications) and accredited qualifications from an Awarding Organisation TQUK. 

First Aid Learning Outcomes 

After successfully completing the course, participants will gain a deeper understanding and ability to perform and CPR for adults, children and babies. Importantly, they will be able to demonstrate basic life support techniques and automated external defibrillator use in line with current national guidelines with healthcare variations as required.  
Furthermore participants will become COMPETENT hence CONFIDENT responders. Importantly, dependent on the level of course taken enabling them to provide First Aid in either a workplace or in a healthcare setting.  

How Many Can Attend Training? 

We will conduct all our First Aid Courses with a maximum of 12 participants, thereby effectively restricting the class size and therefore ensuring the active involvement of all attendees in the practical aspects of the course. 
Importantly we can provide additional trainers to accomodate larger groups . Contact us for more details.  

Who will Conduct the Training? 

All of our expert clinical tutors are Nurses with an abundance of clinical and complex care experience and knowledge – so you’ll be in great hands! 

Course Duration 

We offer 3 versions of Basic Life Support training courses: 
Basic Life Support Level 1- A 3- hr course.  
Basic Life Support Level 2 -A 4- hr  
Basic Life Support for Healthcare staff - A 5-hr course.  


Participants will be issued with certificates of attendance valid for a period of 3 years.  
Learners will complete an end-of-course knowledge assessment and practical assessments allowing a demonstration of their understanding. 
These courses meet HSE, CQC and Awarding Organisations requirements and are available as ProTrainings CPD or Regulated Qualification 


Attendance forms 
Access to On-Line Manuals  
Knowledge tests 
Feedback forms 

Where We Conduct Our Healthcare Training  

All of our courses can either be delivered at our training venue in Morden, South London or at your own site. So whether you are a small care agency, organisation or an individual nurse or carer we have the right course to meet your needs.  

About Our Training Room  

Close to public transport 
Plenty of parking available 
Easy Access from M25 and A3  
On Site Café for lunch and Snacks  

Further Work Place First Aid Course Options  

All our First Aid Courses are Accredited through Protrainings uk.  
All First Aid Courses are Face to Face  
All BLS training is face to face. There are no blended options.  

Our Upcoming Courses 

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Find out more about our training by calling 07969 20 5490 

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