Basic Life Support Course

Franklin’s Training Services have been providing training across the UK for almost 20 years.

Course duration:

3 hours


A half day course designed to introduce learners to the techniques required for BLS.


  • How to assess the collapsed casualty.
  • Identify and demonstrate when and how to perform chest compressions and rescue breathes.
  • Understand and use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
  • Demonstrate the recovery position on an unconscious breathing casualty.
  • Recognise and assist a choking casualty.
  • Recognition and treatment; seizure and anaphylaxis.

At the end of the training session, candidates will have covered the following modules:

  • The chain of survival.
  • What is Basic Life Support.
  • Unconscious casualty – primary survey.
  • How to approach a casualty safely.
  • How to check for a response.
  • How to open the airway.
  • How to perform a head-chin tilt lift.
  • How to check for breathing.
  • Understanding what agonal breathing is.
  • How to perform chest compressions.
  • How and when to give rescue breaths.
  • How to perform continued CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation).
  • Understand and use of a training AED (Automated External Defibrillator).
  • How to recognise and treat a casualty with a FBAO (Foreign Body Airway Obstruction).
  • How to recognise seizure and treat a casualty.
  • How to recognise anaphylaxis and treat a casualty.
  • How to put a breathing casualty into the recovery position.
  • When, how and what to inform the emergency services.
  • The reporting and recording process when in a working environment.

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