Immediate Life Support 

Immediate Life Support was developed by Resuscitation Council UK for healthcare professionals who may have to act as the first responder in an emergency, giving them the skills to manage patients in cardiac arrest until the cardiac arrest team arrives.

Approved Courses 

RCUK accredited courses provide assurance that: 

  • All course resources and manuals have been expertly written by national and international experts and quality assured. 
  • Course content is mapped to the training curriculum for speciality trainees. 
  • Qualifications are recognisable, transferable, and valid. 
  • RCUK’s instructors are specially trained and qualified to equip staff with the essential skills to care for deteriorating patients or those having a cardiac arrest. 

Immediate Life Support 


By taking a Resuscitation Council UK course, you and your employer can be assured that you have the most up-to-date knowledge, and the confidence and practical skills to put that knowledge into action. 



8 Hours



  • Causes and prevention of cardiorespiratory arrest 
  • The ABCDE approach 
  • Demonstration 
  • ALS Algorithm
  • Initial resuscitation and defibrillation 
  • Airway and breathing 
  • Targeted Training*
  • Skill Stations
  • Summary and debrief


*Suggested topics that can be covered include: recording patient observations and early warning scores anaphylaxis pregnancy care of the patient with tracheostomy or laryngectomy ReSPECT/ ‘do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation’ (DNACPR) orders audit equipment drugs further skills training and simulations 

Training on and off site 

Highly qualified and motivated professionals
We offer training courses at our Training Centre in Jarrow. We can also come to your workplace too!

We offer on site training for 4 or more students!

Contact us for more information

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