Basic Life Support

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

Basic Life Support is a half-day first aid course that can be certificated with a non-regulated MVA Training certificate 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 certain that the quality of training and first aiders in your organisation are of the standard you need.

Basic Life Support Courses in Norfolk and SuffolkBased in Norfolk all our First Aid courses are available throughout the UK.

Our First Aid courses are taught by experienced professionals who have worked in or are still involved in healthcare. Our skills range from health and social care to public events first aid management.


Course Duration
4 Hours

Re-Qualification Period
3 Yearly

OFQUAL Credit Value
1 Credit

About This Training Course

The identified aims of our Basic Life Support course are:

To promote the safe use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s).
To save lives through quality CPR resuscitation skills.

The objectives of this course are:

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 covers the following topics:

Legalities and responsibilities
Action in an emergency
Primary survey
Resuscitation and AED
The recovery position 

This course is normally delivered over 4 hours.

There are two options for certification:
The learner can be certificated with a non-regulated MVA Training certificate OR
The learner can be certificated with the Ofqual regulated FAA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support (RQF)

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

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)

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
Yes! All our first aid courses are compliant with HSE legislation and requirements.
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.
Yes we do! We offer a huge range of first aid equipment and supplies. What’s more, all of our training clients get 10% discount on our store- for life!