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Basic Life Support (BLS)

Adult, Child, Infant CPR BLS and Choking

Basic Life Support (BLS) at a glance

  • 1-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 2 hours and 18 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • 100% online or add a skill session with a certified instructor
  • Course manual available in the following languages: English, Spanish, Polish, Russian and Arabic
  • Adult, child and infant resuscitation included
£24.95 + VAT

Sample Video: Basic Life Support Introduction

This course covers Basic Life Support skills and includes skills for Adult, Child and Infant as well as healthcare variations on infant CPR. The course includes Safety, precautions, initial assessment, recovery position, CPR, compression-only CPR, CPR handover and choking. This is ideal for nurses, care workers or medical professionals needing annual updates to complete professional membership. In most cases, this course is ideal as an online-only course but if you need a practise session as well we have a network of approved instructors where we can offer the course as blended including a short practise session. Please contact us to discuss the practical part of your training.

The course is valid for one year, complies with the latest ERC and UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines and can be done 100% online, blended or classroom based.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015.

  • Firefighters
  • Nurses
  • Care Workers
  • Doctors
  • First Aiders
  • Medical workers
  • People needing basic CPR skills

This course comes with 3.0 hrs (4.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 2 hours and 18 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Introductory First Aid Training
    • Basic Life Support Introduction
    • Optional basic Life support practical or video link evaluation (Optional)
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Asking Permission to Help
    • Scene Safety
    • Chain of Survival
    • DRAB and the ABCD's
    • Initial Assessment
    • Stop Think Act
    • Differences in Child Size
    • Barriers
    • Face Shields
    • Hand washing and hand gels
    • Adult Bag Valve Mask (optional)
  • Cardiac Arrest
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Attack Position
    • Aspirin and the Aspod
    • Adult CPR
    • Adult, Child, Infant CPR
    • Adult CPR Hand Over
    • Compression-Only CPR
    • AED Introduction 
    • Child CPR Breakdown
    • Infant CPR
    • Drowning
  • Choking
    • Adult Choking
    • Child Choking
    • Infant Choking
  • Summary
    • Oxygen for First Aid
    • Summary to BLS
  • CPR/Basic Life Support Student Manual Version 7.0 - 2015 guidelines
  • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V7.0 - 2015 guidelines
  • Russian Student Manual V7.0
  • EmergencySMS service leaflet
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V7.0
  • Child CPR Flowchart
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Dechoker Leaflet - for emergency choking treatment
  • First Aid Student Manual - Welsh
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Guidance for safer handling during resuscitation in healthcare settings - UK Resuscitation Council
  • Heartsine 350 AED unit
  • Heartsine 500 AED unit
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • How to use the Dechoker in emergency choking treatment poster
  • Infant CPR Flowchart
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • LifePoint AED Leaflet - Full feature for just £795 plus VAT
  • Lifepac CR2 AED Data Sheet
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet

What People are Saying

“The videos are clear and concise, and the whole process was very easy to follow.”

- Hannah, Fitness instructor from Hertfordshire

“Clear, engaging & non-threatening online training that can be taken in bite-sized sessions. ”

- Mary from Rutland