BCLS+AED – Basic Cardiac Life Support Course & Automated External Defibrillation

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BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) with AED Course

1 day 8:30am to 5:30pm

BCLS with AED: $148

SDF Grant and SkillsFuture Credit Claim available!

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website www.skillsfuture.sg/credit to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory.

Main Target Audience

  • HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS
  • NON-HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS WHO ARE IDENTIFIED TO BE BCLS+AED PROVIDERS

Course Objectives

  • PROVIDE TRAINEES WITH THE NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE ON THE FUNCTIONS OF THE HEART AND THE CAUSES, SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF HEART ATTACK
  • EQUIP TRAINEES WITH THE SKILLS IN PROVIDING RESUSCITATION (CPR) TO AN ADULT, CHILD AND INFANT
  • EQUIP TRAINEES WITH THE SKILLS ON HOW TO USE AN AED TO AN ADULT CASUALTY (ONLY FOR AED PARTICIPANTS)
  • EQUIP TRAINEES WITH THE SKILLS IN MANAGING FOREIGN BODY AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION IN AN ADULT, CHILD AND INFANT
  • TO TRAIN TRAINEES TO ACTIVATE THE APPROPRIATE EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEM

Course Outcomes 

At the end of the course, trainees will be able to:

  • RECOGNIZE A HEART ATTACK
  • ACTIVATE THE APPROPRIATE EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEM AND FOLLOW THE EMERGENCY ACTION PRINCIPLE
  • RELIEF OF FOREIGN BODY AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION IN AN INFANT-CONSCIOUS AND UNCONSCIOUS VICTIM
  • PERFORM THE NECESSARY CPR ON AN ADULT, A CHILD AND AN INFANT
  • PROPER USE OF AED TO AN ADULT CASUALTY (ONLY FOR AED PARTICIPANTS)

Course Duration

8 hours, including of assessment (1 day)

Assessment                                                                                                                  

  • THEORY ASSESSMENT (MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS – 80% TO PASS)
  • PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT (SCENARIO-BASED)
  • 100% COURSE ATTENDANCE TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR ASSESSMENT

Certificate validity

2 Years 

Certificate Awarded

This course is accredited by the Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council and is valid for 2 years. Results will be released on the day of training or after 2 days the latest, after the course end. A pass (credit card size) of achievement will be issued to all participants after the release of the results

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

ESS Level 5 and above

Medium of Instruction

English