Is this course for me?
An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a crucial aid to have in the workplace as it is proven to save lives. This course will teach you how to use an AED correctly and efficiently and has been designed to build knowledge and confidence.
What will I learn?
The content of this course has been designed to build knowledge and confidence. It will teach you to recognise and treat various illnesses and incidents correctly and efficiently.
The course covers the following topics:
- The priorities of first aid
- Assessing and managing an incident
- Treatment of an unconscious casualty
- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
- Safety checks
- Operation and maintenance of an automated external
- Importance of recording incidents and actions
One of our trainers will deliver this course at your premises on a date of your choice. The timings could also be arranged to suit your requirements.
The practical elements of this course are essential as they provide you with vital hands-on experience. It is important that you are physically able to take part in the practical parts of the course.
The HSE requires you to attend the full duration of the course to be eligible for evaluation.
You will be continually assessed throughout the duration of the course by one of our qualified trainers. Upon successful completion you will receive an Automated External Defibrillator Operator Certificate which is recommended to be updated once a year.
It is recommended that the room size should be approximately 20 x 30 feet for a full 12 person course. The room should be large enough to seat all candidates comfortably in a semicircle formation. The floor space in the centre should be clean and uncluttered as this will be used for the practical parts of the course. The trainer will also require a flip chart if one is available.