Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) College Certificate

What is special about this course?

This course is designed to introduce the use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and Resuscitation in the work place in line with the latest UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

The aims of the course are for you to be able to:

  • Resuscitate an adult
  • Operate an Automatic External Defibrillator

You will receive a College Certificate on successful completion of the course. 

*FAIB is the First Aid Industry body who now validate our training and ensure standards are maintained nationwide in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. Further details are on their website:

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements

Course content includes:

  • The Chain of Survival
  • Theory of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
  •  Practical
  • Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
  • Use of an AED

How will I study my course?

  • Short course

This is a practical based course delivered face-to-face on campus.

How long will my course last?

3 Hours

Course cost: £40 

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

Start date

Subject to demand.


The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.


Our Student Finance Advisers can advise you on all aspects of student funding. The support available depends upon your personal circumstances.

Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information.

Is there more information available online?

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Moray. UHI Moray operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.