Learn the Essentials of Basic Life Support to save a life. Ideal for many industries and for anyone wanting the basics of CPR.
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Basic Life Support (BLS) Level 2 (VTQ) at a glance

  • 1-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 2 hours and 19 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • 100% online or add a skill session with a certified instructor
  • Videos include subtitles
  • Course manual available in the following languages: English, Spanish, Polish, Russian and Arabic
  • Adult, child and infant resuscitation included
£24.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

This course covers Basic Life Support skills and includes skills for Adult, Child and Infant as well as healthcare variations on infant CPR. The course includes Safety, precautions, initial assessment, recovery position, CPR, compression-only CPR, CPR handover and choking. This is ideal for nurses, care workers or medical professionals needing annual updates to complete professional membership. In most cases, this course is ideal as an online-only course but if you need a practice session as well we have a network of approved instructors where we can offer the course as blended including a short practise session. Please contact us to discuss the practical part of your training.

This course includes the latest CPR and Coronavirus recommendations.

ProTrainings Basic Life Support courses have been designed to meet all the required learning outcomes and are aligned to the Skills for Health UK Core Skills Training Framework or UK-CSTF.  This includes both level 2 adult and paediatric patient care.  The course is also Skills for Care Endorsed and follows the requirements set out in the Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines for adult and Paediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) basic life support (BLS).

The course is valid for one year, complies with the latest ERC and UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines and can be done 100% online, blended or classroom-based nationally.

This qualification and most of the other ProTrainings qualifications are Endorsed by TQUK to show our commitment to extra levels of compliance and quality assurance.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Firefighters
  • Nurses
  • Care Workers
  • Doctors
  • First Aiders
  • Medical workers
  • People needing basic CPR skills

This course comes with 3.0 hrs (4.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 2 hours and 19 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

For full details of the online course please visit our Basic Life Support Training site.

  • Introductory First Aid Training
    • Basic Life Support Introduction
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Asking Permission to Help
    • Scene Safety
    • Chain of Survival
    • DRAB and the ABCD's
    • Initial Assessment
    • Stop Think Act
    • Differences in Child Size
    • Barriers
    • Face Shields
    • Hand washing and hand gels
    • Adult Bag Valve Mask
  • Cardiac Arrest
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Attack Position
    • Adult CPR
    • Adult, Child, Infant CPR
    • Adult CPR Hand Over
    • Compression-Only CPR
    • AED Introduction 
    • Child CPR Breakdown
    • Infant CPR
    • Drowning
  • Choking
    • Adult Choking
    • Child Choking
    • Infant Choking
  • Summary
    • Oxygen for First Aid
    • Summary to BLS
  • CPR/Basic Life Support Student Manual Version 8.1 - 2015 guidelines
  • ProTrainings - COVID-19 Update on CPR from the UK Resus Council
  • EmergencySMS service leaflet
  • AED infographic will guide you through the steps
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V8.1
  • Arabic Student First Aid Manual V7.0
  • BOC Oxygen kit leaflet for medical
  • CPR and Coronavirus video - Guidance on delivering CPR out of hospital has changed where Coronavirus COVID 19 is known or suspected
  • CR2 AED user manual to learn more about this unit. For more information contact us.
  • Child CPR Flowchart
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Child and Infant CPR Flowchart Handout
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid Student Manual - Welsh
  • First Aid and Social Distancing poster
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Guidance for safer handling during resuscitation in healthcare settings - UK Resuscitation Council
  • HeartSine 350 Information Leaflet
  • Heartsine 350 AED unit
  • Heartsine 500 AED unit
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • IPAD SP1 AED Owners Leaflet
  • Infant CPR Flowchart
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Lifepac CR2 AED Data Sheet
  • Link to the HSE website
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V8.3 - 2021 guidelines
  • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
  • ProTrainings Defibrillator eGuide
  • Russian Student Manual V8.3
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Spanish general student manual V7.0
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • UK Resus Council BLS and AED Guidelines 2015
  • UK Resus The Use of Automated External Defibrillators
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Zoll AED Plus user guide
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What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

How do I complete a practical module after completing the online basic life support course?

We have a network of over 1000 approved and monitored instructors to deliver a short skill training session nationwide or we can come to your workplace to deliver the training. This blended training saves class time and provides the same UK-CSTF aligned training. Contact us on 01206 805359 to discuss your options.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

If needed, can I hire a CPR manikin and the items I need to complete this course virtually?

Yes, we have equipment that can be hired or included in the price to allow you or your workplace to complete this course virtually. There is a charge or you can buy the equipment so you have it available for the next course.  Contact us for more information to see what you need to complete this course virtually.

Do you sell first aid kits and equipment?

Yes, we sell over 1000 products from first aid kits to plasters.  We also sell a wide range of medical devices, equipment and everything you need to deal with a first aid emergency and to comply in the workplace with first aid provision.  See our first aid equipment online store at www.first-aid-online.co.uk

Do you sell PPE, infection control products and medical equipment?

Yes, we sell a full range of PPE, infection control products to keep you and your workplace safe.  We also sell a full range of medical equipment and first aid supplies. Visit our store at www.first-aid-online.co.uk

Do you have 360 videos on your courses?

Yes, we are adding 360 videos to many courses. These videos can be viewed on any device and allow you to see the video around 360 degrees to gain a better insight into the film. We use these for things like first aid and health and safety and will be adding more in the coming weeks.

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class course locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Can I take this course virtually online with a real instructor?

Yes, this course can be taken virtually. The course is taught thought our virtual learning platform and a Zoom link.  The course is taught by a real instructor online and you can interact with the instructor, ask questions just like a face to face lesson but without the travelling. Testing is carried out using our interactive online tests and you receive the same certificate at the end as you would with a face to face lesson. Contact us for more information and to see if this is available for you.

Are your courses Endorsed?

Yes, all ProTrainings courses are Endorsed by TQUK in addition to other approvals and endorsements to give you a quality compliant qualification for your courses whatever delivery method you take.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

What People are Saying

“This is a fantastic resource that allows easily-accessed and time-efficient revision for medical professionals and members of the public alike - very accessible and well explained. I'd recommend this to friends and colleagues.”

- Elizabeth from CA

“I found not only the content of the course valuable, but also the honest reassurance given by the instructor as to how these situations will be difficult, but that you can help.”

- Samantha from Glasgow (City Of)
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