Basic Life Support (BLS)

This Basic Life Support course will teach you the skills you need, to perform resuscitation on adult, child and infant victims

What does this course teach?

The course you are about to undertake covers emergency basic life support resuscitation procedures for both adult and paediatric casualties. Written by professionals, this course is the UK’s most comprehensive online basic life support course for non-healthcare trained learners. We also include our excellent course on use of Automated External Defibrillators.

Who should subscribe to this course?

This is an ideal course for all adult family members, Sports and Exercise Professionals, Carers, School Teachers, Police Officers, Fire Fighters, Traffic Wardens, Police Community Support Officers, GP practice administrative staff an others with a duty to respond who do not need a first aid qualification.The course covers the key aspects of resuscitation including airway management, chest compressions, agonal breathing and the recovery position.

Price £29.99 More than one person to train? Multiple licences available

Course content

Basic Life Support/CPR consists of the following steps, which should be performed sequentially:

  1. Check for risks to the victim, any bystanders, and yourself
  2. Assess the victim to be unresponsive
  3. Shout for help
  4. Open the airway
  5. Establish absence of normal breathing
  6. Alert the ambulance service
  7. Perform chest compression
  8. Give rescue breaths (ventilation)
  9. Maintain CPR with the correct ratio of chest compressions to rescue breaths

Course section list

Course duration and certification

Complete this course in less than 45 Minutes!

To complete this course you will undertake an end of course test, consisting of 50 multiple choice questions, where the pass mark is set at 80%. Simply complete the learning content and proceed to assessment at your very own pace.