CPR & Defibrillator Awareness


Did you know that if someone suffers a cardiac arrest outside a hospital and receives CPR from someone at the scene, they are two to three times more likely to survive? If someone collapsed in front of you, would you know what to do?


Course overview 

This 3 hour course will provide you with skills that may aid you in saving a life by doing the following:

  • Identify if someone is in cardiac arrest
  • Knowing what help to call and when
  • Deliver high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Understand the role of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) and how they are used



Onsite experience in teaching rooms or skills labs with high-tech mannequins and training equipment to help enhance the learner’s confidence in how to tackle this event in the real world.



On completion of this course, learners will receive a certificate of learning from a certified Advanced Life Support Instructor.



The Staffordshire Higher Skills and Engagement Pathways programme is part funded by the European Social Fund.

Delivery method
On campus
Stoke-on-Trent campus
  • Session 1: 09:30 - 12:00
  • Session 2: 13:00 - 15:30
Start date

Thursday 16 November 

Certificate of Attendance

Entry requirements

This training course is exclusively available to businesses with a maximum of 250 employees (SMEs) based in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire, as well as students and graduates.


This course is free to students and graduates, as well as all businesses with a maximum of 250 employees (SMEs) based in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire.

How to apply

To apply for this course, please email employers@staffs.ac.uk.

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