Resuscitation training courses

Communicty resuscitation training teamHave you ever thought about learning how to save someone’s life? Would you know what to do if someone suffered a cardiac arrest, heart attack or was choking?

We offer free basic life-support sessions called Heartstart every month at City Hall.

The course lasts two hours and teaches basic life-support skills to enable you to give life-saving support until ambulance staff arrive. The course includes:

  • Possible causes of cardiac and respiratory arrest
  • What happens to the body during cardiac arrest
  • How to recognise and manage a heart attack
  • How to perform cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Putting someone into the recovery position
  • Treating major bleeding and adult choking
  • Defibrillator familiarisation.

We also provide emergency life-support training to organisations in the public and private sector at a cost.

Heartstart training dates:

We currently don't have any further sessions for 2017, but you can find information about how to sign up to our next sessions below.

If you would like to know more, please contact our resuscitation training team at or call on 020 7783 2534.  

The Heartstart initiative is coordinated by the British Heart Foundation and participants receive a certificate of attendance. If you require a certificate for work purposes, please refer to the paid courses below.

Parent-and-baby courses are delivered free of charge at community children’s centres. This one-hour course covers common injuries and illnesses in infants.

If you want to find out if you are eligible for free training please contact Antoinette Williamson in our resuscitation training team:


Emergency life-support training courses for paying clients

We also run training courses for paying clients in the public and private sectors. Courses include:

  • Emergency life-support
  • Defibrillator training
  • Paediatric life-support
  • Emergency life-support for healthcare professionals.

The money from these paid courses helps to fund training under the Heartstart scheme.

For more information please contact Antoinette Williamson in our resuscitation training team.

Contact us

For further information, please contact the community resuscitation training team.

Direct line: 020 7783 2534

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