What is the First Aid and AED instructors course?

During the First Aid and AED Instructor course, you will build on your skill as an Emergency Responder and focus on developing your instructional abilities to teach these skills to others. The Instructor course provides you with the additional training necessary to teach the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR), Secondary Care (First Aid) and Care for Children courses. Through a multi-media approach of independent study, classroom sessions and practical teaching assignments, you learn to conduct Emergency First Response courses.

The First Aid and AED instructors course covers specific goals and performance requirements for the Primary Care, Secondary Care, First Aid at Work and Care for Children courses, along with instruction on how to structure learning, the requirements of performance-based training, and your role as the instructor in the learning environment. You also learn how to motivate students, evaluate student knowledge, present course content effectively, become proficient in developing students’ hands-on skills practice sessions, and are taught how to present an effective scenario-based learning experience.

Benefits and Features

  • Train people in your workplace
  • Help save lives by passing on your skills
  • Career Opportunities

This course contains some exercises that are physically demanding. Any candidate unsure of their fitness for such activities should consult their doctor.

Prerequisites: To enter the First Aid and AED Instructor course, you must be 18 years old and have completed adult, child and infant CPR and first aid training in the past 24 months or a be a practicing medical professional such as a physician, Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic and Registered Nurse.

Duration: 2 consecutive days

Cost: The cost of this course is £395 per person on our public courses or £2500 for a group of up to 12 participants which includes all materials, certification and light refreshments. Please note all prices are exclusive of VAT. Please note all price are exclusive of VAT.

Location: Kings Weston House, Kings Weston, Bristol, BS11 0UR

Certification: After completing a final written examination successful candidates will receive an approved certificate


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