Heartstart - CPR training courses
Heartstart is our initiative to teach emergency life saving skills to the British public. By attending a course near you, you're helping us create a nation of life savers – where everyone knows how to save a life.
Find a course near you What you’ll learn at a Heartstart course
We support over 1,700 Heartstart schemes which teach life saving skills in schools and in the community.
Individuals or groups can attend a two-hour training course and learn how to:
recognise a heart attack and a cardiac arrest
help an unconscious person
help someone choking
respond to serious bleeding.
FIND A HEARTSTART TRAINING COURSE NEAR YOU
If you're unable to find a course near you, watch our
CPR training videos for step-by-step instructions on how to deliver life saving skills in an emergency. Information for existing Heartstart schemes
If you run an existing Heartstart scheme we have lots of resources and information to help you run your scheme.
Please note that the above resources are only available to affiliated Heartstart schemes.
New Heartstart schemes
Unfortunately, we’re no longer accepting applications to set up new Heartstart schemes.
If you’re interested in providing CPR training in schools, to community groups or to workplaces you can apply for or purchase our
Call Push Rescue training kits.