Level 2 Basic Life Support (BLS)

Level 2 Basic Life Support : 3-hour course

This Basic Life Support course will give learners the skills and knowledge to act in an emergency situation providing the casualty with critical life-saving assistance until support arrives.

This course also covers the safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and is delivered following the protocols set by the Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines.


A range of subjects are covered including:

  • What is First Aid?
  • Action in an emergency
  • Primary survey
  • Secondary assessment
  • Resuscitation and AED
  • Disorders of respiration

  • Course Duration

    A 3-hour course consisting of theory and practical work.


    This qualification lasts for 3 years. To renew the qualification, learners will need to complete the full course again. It is recommended that learners attend annual refresher training during the 3-year qualification period.


    A maximum of 12 learners can be accommodated on this course and learners must be a minimum of 14 years of age to attend.


    We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling.

    In-House / On-site courses

    If you have several employees that you wish to train as a First Aid Instructor why not consider an onsite course. With qualified lead instructors based throughout the UK, Medcover UK are able to provide training at your premises, at a time and date to suit your requirements.


    Our training centres: £30 per person

    At your place of work: Our costs vary depending on the number of learners on a course - please call us for a competitive quote

    Contact us now to book your course:

    Email:  training@medcover.com