Training Required

Training takes place either at Chelmsford Ambulance Headquarters or at Southend Ambulance Station on selected dates and has limited places.

EquipmentIn this intensive training day you will be able to come away in how to provide Basic Life Support (BLS), in the use oxygen therapy and how to administer, trained to use a defibuator in the event of a Cardiac Arrest.


TrainingYou will also be trained to insert Airways and the use of the Bag and mask. All of these are part of the Basic Life Support.

Equipment bag





Once your day’s training has been completed and your CRB Check is clear, you will be able to go active within your group. Depending on how your group works then you usually find that training is monthly and always ongoing, YOU have to re-qualify every 6 MONTHS to remain active as a First Responder



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