Online Basic Life Support (BLS) Level 1 (VTQ) Certification

Learn how to do Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation with this ProTrainings Course.

CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Basic Life Support (BLS) Level 1 (VTQ) at a Glance

  • 1-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 7 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • Certified CPD time credit conformation
  • Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
  • SCORM Ready! Integrates with your LMS
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • 100% online or add a skill session with a certified instructor
  • Videos include subtitles
  • Course manual available in the following languages: English, Spanish, Polish and Arabic
£19.95 + VAT

Basic Life Support (BLS) Level 1 (VTQ) is aimed at those who require a level one qualification.  We also offer the more popular level 2 qualification in basic life support and a level 2 Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals.  This course is aimed only at non-clinical staff, dependent upon local risk assessment or work context. 

You can take this course as a video online, video online with practical Zoom assessment online, blended or 100% face to face nationwide.

This qualification and most of the other ProTrainings qualifications are Endorsed by TQUK to show our commitment to extra levels of compliance and quality assurance.

This course includes the latest CPR and Coronavirus recommendations.

  • Hospital sector
  • Those requiring basic level 1 qualification
  • Non-clinical staff, dependent upon local risk assessment or work context. 

This course comes with 2.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 7 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

The learner will: 

  1. a) be able to recognise cardiorespiratory arrest 
  2. b) know how to summon immediate emergency help in accordance with local protocols
  3. c) be able to start CPR using chest compressions. 
  • CPR/Basic Life Support Student Manual Version 8.2 - 2021 guidelines
  • ProTrainings - COVID-19 Update on CPR from the UK Resus Council
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V8.3
  • Arabic Student First Aid Manual V7.0
  • CPR and Coronavirus video - Guidance on delivering CPR out of hospital has changed where Coronavirus COVID 19 is known or suspected
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Dutch - Student manual
  • First Aid and Social Distancing poster
  • French - First Aid Plus student manual
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Italian - Student manual
  • Link to the HSE website
  • Oxygen User Instructions - Gas rentals are available from ProTrainings, contact us for more information
  • Oxygen and Analgesic gases from ProTrainings
  • Polish - Student manual
  • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V8.3 - 2021 guidelines
  • ProTrainings Defibrillator eGuide
  • Spanish - Student manual
  • Spanish general student manual V7.0
  • Ukrainian - Student manual

What People are Saying

“Easy to follow, good authoritative training.”

- Dr, Doctor from Middlesex

“Great value basic course ”

- George, Physician from CA