Irish Heart Foundation Heartsaver CPR AED


This half-day course teaches the basic techniques of CPR, how to use an AED and the relief of choking for adults, children, and infants. Participants can opt to take the adult only portion of this course.

Duration: 0.5 day

Max Group Size: 6

Certification: Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Foundation Heartsaver AED Certificate and Card valid for 2 years



This 3-hour Heartsaver CPR and AED course provides participants with knowledge and practical skills to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), use an AED and how to relieve choking adults, children and infants.

Course Objectives:

On the completion of this CFR course participants will be able to:

  • recognise the signs of a life-threatening emergency.
  • respond in an effective, safe, and appropriate manner, to a life-threatening emergency.
  • retrieve and appropriately use, if required, an automated external defibrillator during a cardiac arrest.
  • recognise the signs of choking in adults, children, and infants.
  • relieve choking in adults, children, and infants.

Course Programme:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Accessing and use of AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
  • Choking
  • Safety & Communication

Who is the course intended for?

This course is intended for anyone who wish to learn high quality CPR and use of an AED to preserve life.


3 hours

Training methodology:

This course is a classroom based and instructor led highly interactive programme utilising a range of training methods: presentation, small group interactions, demonstrations, and practical hands-on AED training.


Practical skills assessment


On successful completion of this course participants will receive an IHF/AHA Heartsaver AED course completion card which is valid for two years.

Additional information


12/04/2024, 17/05/2024


April, May


Amber Safety Limited, B2 Corcanree Business Park, Dock Road, Limerick V94 CDA3