Basic Life Support (BLS) Course

Basic Life Support (BLS) Course

Approved by the Irish Heart Foundation and American Heart Association. This programme introduces the fundamental techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and essential life support (BLS) for adults, children, and infants, tailored to the number of available rescuers. It details different first-aid strategies, automated external defibrillator (AED) applications, and methods for clearing patients’ airways—successful completion of the course awards international certification, denoting your competence in life-saving skills during emergencies. The price includes your practical assessment in our training centre.

Course fee


Basic Life Support (BLS) Course

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Additional Information

The Basic Life Support (BLS) Course by Phoenix STS is designed to impart essential life-saving skills. It focuses on how to respond effectively to various emergencies, including victims of sudden cardiac arrest. This course, approved by the Irish Heart Foundation and aligned with the standards of the American Heart Association, utilises the innovative Practice-While-Watching technique, a video-based training method proven effective for skill acquisition. Tutors closely monitor learners during the course, offering real-time feedback and guidance to ensure skills are adequately learned and executed. The structure of this BLS Course aims to boost the learner’s confidence and readiness to perform life-saving techniques in actual emergencies.

HeartCode BLS Course

  • HeartCode® BLS is an Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) accredited blended learning programme from the American Heart Association (AHA). This course is a 2 part course;
    • Part 1: HeartCode® BLS online portion (approx. 1 hour). This is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses adaptive learning technology to allow learners to acquire and demonstrate Basic Life Support skills using a personalised learning path that adapts in real-time to a learner’s performance. Prior to attending the face-to-face practical assessment, the candidate must hold the Heartcode BLS part 1 completion certificate.
    • Part 2: A one-hour classroom-based skills practice and assessment. This practical assessment occurs in our training centre.
  • Criteria for Successful Completion: To receive an AHA/IHF HeartCode BLS course completion card, both part 1 and part 2 of the BLS course must be successfully complete.


  • Learners have the convenience of completing the course at their own pace at work, at home, or wherever Internet access is available
  • It can be used for initial or renewal training
  • Includes interactive exercises and videos to engage learners and provide periodic points of knowledge transference
  • A certificate of completion is available to print when the online portion has been completed successfully
  • Learners have access to all information in the online course for 24 months after activation of their key to help reinforce what they have learned
  • Includes audio and transcript for any of our students who may have a hearing or visual disability
  • Screen and text-sized options help meet diverse learning needs
  • Navigation controls provide students with the flexibility to move easily through content and customize their personal learning experience

Target Audience

  • The Bls course is intended for participants who provide healthcare to patients in various settings, including in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings such as nursing homes.
  • These healthcare providers may include (but are not limited to) Physicians, Medical Students, General Practitioners, General and Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Managers and Staff Nurses, Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians, Dentists, Respiratory Therapists, Cardiac Technicians, Cardiac Rehabilitation Staff, Physiotherapists, Physical and Occupational Therapists, Nursing Students, Care Assistants.

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Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up-to-date web browser
  • Video: Up-to-date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Please note that the licence can take up to 72 hours to be generated.