Basic Life Support (BLS)

Basic Life Support is a perfect solution for staff groups that need an essential understanding of CPR and using AED’s within their workplaces.

Being able to use an AED and perform quality CPR can make the difference between life and death, and recovery.

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Basic Life Support (BLS)

Cost per person for open courses

£49 +VAT

Delivered to your workforce for groups up to 12 people

£175 +VAT

Call 01603 986 719 To book a private course

More About This Course


Heart and circulatory disease claim around 200,000 lives each year. Many could have been saved if a defibrillator was made available.

Our Basic Life Support course is a half-day first aid course that can be certificated with Aiker Training or certificated with the Ofqual regulated FAA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support (RQF).

This 4-hour short course will teach you life-saving CPR and how to safely use AED’s.

Basic Life Support courses delivered throughout the UK are Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved, so you can be confident that the quality of training and first aiders in your organisation are of the standard you need.

Aim of The Course
  • To promote the safe use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s).
  • To save lives through quality CPR resuscitation skills.
Objectives of The Course
  • To understand the role and responsibilities of a First Aider.
  • To be able to perform CPR to an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing.
  • To be able to use an AED on an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing.
  • To be able to assess an unresponsive casualty who is breathing.
This course will examine the following topics:
  • Legalities and responsibilities
  • Action in an emergency
  • Primary survey
  • Resuscitation and AED
  • The recovery position 

This course is 4 hours.

Assessment Process for this course

Learners will be assessed through observation of set practical skills.

Certification Options

There are two options for certification:
The learner can be certificated with an Aiker Training certificate OR
The learner can be certificated with the Ofqual regulated FAA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support (RQF) – Additional fees apply.

What Other Learners Say About our First Aid Training....

Brilliant emergency first aid training day for our staff, who all found it interesting, well presented and crucially- not dull! We look forward to working with you again in the future.

Hannah Watfa / Energise Spa

Attended a training session from Ash at Aiker Training. Good clear advice and practical training.

Mark Underwood / Crystal Clean

I recently attended an excellent training session which has convinced me of the need for this type of training.

Andy Austin / St. James Wealth Management

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What first aid courses do you provide?

We offer the full range of first aid training courses including:

  • Emergency First Aid At Work (1 Day)
  • First Aid At Work (3 Days)
  • First Aid At Work (2 Days)
  • CPR & AED Training
  • Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis
  • Oxygen Therapy Administration
  • Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Paediatric First Aid (2 Day)
How can I book on to a first aid training course?

As an organisation you can book us to come and visit you at your place of work where we will train up to 12 staff for a fixed fee.

We can also arrange a suitable venue if required (fees may apply).

We also offer public courses which can be booked online via our website. Click Here To See Upcoming Courses.

If you would like to know more or book this course, please contact 01508 218 017

What is OFQUAL and FAA?

OFQUAL is the government branch that monitors and regulates qualifications in the UK.

This means the FAA qualifications you gain are recognised by OFQUAL and meet their very stringent standards.

Basically, it means we provide courses of very a very high standard. FAA Ltd is our qualification awarding body.

Do you sell first aid supplies?

Our partner brand, Aiker Medical retail over 500 first aid, clinical and medical supplies.

You can shop first aid supplies here.