Basic Life Support Training

Appointed person first aid training course

Basic Life support Training

The RLSS UK Life Support award covers the basics of how to perform CPR, including the diagnosis and treatment for choking, bleeding, and shock on an adult casualty. It is designed for all members of the community regardless of age and can be taken as a separate standalone award or as part of the Survive & Save award programme.


Life Support covers the basics of how to perform CPR, including the diagnosis and treatment for Choking, Bleeding and Shock on an Adult Casualty.

This award is designed members of the community and there is no minimum age limit.

What’s covered in the award syllabus?

  • Awareness of own safety
  • Turning a casualty onto their back
  • Checking responsiveness
  • Sequence and application of CPR
  • Managing regurgitation
  • Recovery position
  • Diagnosis and treatment of choking

Initial training course length: 4 Hours

Retraining after 3 years: 4 Hours

Businesses that  are required to have an appointed first aider to comply with HSE regulations.

  • Introduction
  • Principles of First Aid
  • Chain Of Survival
  • Emergency Management Procedure
  • Care Cycle™
  • Scene Safety
  • Scene Survey
  • Exposure Protection
  • Basic Life Support
  • Primary Survey, Recovery Position & Reassessment
  • CPR Adult (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
  • Alternative Ventilation Procedures
  • Introduction to Automated External
  • Defibrillation
  • Adult Choking
  • Life Threatening Conditions
  • Severe Bleeding
  • Shock Management
  • Patient Report Form (PRF)
  • First Aid Health and Safety
  • First Aid Kit
  • Accident Recording

A maximum of 12 people can attend each course. We work to one instructor per 12 people.

Maximum class size: 24 candidates with two instructors 

Our costs will vary for onsite training dependant on the number of candidates, distance to get to your venue and how many days the course consists of. Please complete the booking form on our website or contact us for a firm quotation.

This qualification lasts for 3 years from date of completion.

A retraining course is required every 3 years to maintain the award.

All of our first aid training courses can be delivered from a suitable room at your premises or from our training centre in Moira, near Swadlincote.

Clients can book on a course using the online booking form via email or telephone, once candidates have been confirmed, ETS will issue an invoice that must be paid 7 working days prior to course commencement see our T&C.

What do our customers think?

At the end of every course, we collect feedback from everyone who attended. We are pleased to have received 4 and 5 star reviews from all of our attendees.

Please visit the Testimonials page to see for yourself.