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Public Access Defib Awareness - eLearning

This virtual free defibrillator training course is free of charge and is designed for anyone with an interest in gaining knowledge around how to access and use a public access defibrillator (AED). You are able to complete this course in English or Welsh.

Gain defibrillator awareness with our online free defibrillator training

Being aware of how to locate and utilise an AED could save the life of someone who has had a cardiac a rest. Our free virtual course is a great introduction. The interactive modules cover essential aspects of defibrillator usage and emergency response procedures.

Please be aware that this course does not make you a qualified first aider or officially certified to use an AED. If you need a professional qualification, then you may want to consider our 1-Day Emergency First Aid at Work or 3-Day First Aid at Work courses. After completion, these courses enable you to become a certified first aider.


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free defibrillator training who is it for

Who is it for?

Our free defibrillator training course is ideal for anyone looking to increase their knowledge around how to access and use a public access defibrillator (AED) and the basic first aid skills needed to prepare a casualty. This course is not suitable for those responsible for using a defib in the workplace - for workplace training we would recommend the full AED training course.

free defibrillator training how is it assessed

How it’s assessed?

There are short quizzes throughout the free defibrillator training to test your knowledge, but this course is not assessed.

free defibrillator training certificate


Upon successful completion of our virtual free defibrillator training, delegates will receive a St John Ambulance Cymru certificate.

What you will learn on our free defibrillator training

The Primary Survey

Emergency Call

Heart Attack


Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use

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