Advanced Life Support (ALS)

Continuing Professional Development (short course)


2 days

A cancellation fee will be payable for late withdrawal or non-attendance of this course

Successful candidates will receive a Resuscitation Council (UK) ALS provider certificate, which is valid for four years


Learn to perform advanced life support to further assist patients in emergency situations.

Full description

Who should attend?

Our course is designed for you if you're a healthcare professional who's expected to apply life support skills as part of your clinical duties, or to teach them on a regular basis.

To apply, you should hold, or be in training for, a professional healthcare qualification.


3-4 February 2018 Closed
7-8 April 2018 Closed
2-3 June 2018 Closed
4-5 August 2018 Closed
1-2 September 2018 Closed
13-14 October 2018 Closed
10-11 November 2018
1-2 December 2018

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Fees & funding

Course fees


Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Please note: if a candidate withdraws within one month of the course start date, there will be a compulsory £75 cancellation charge.

Contact details

Anne Kenny
01245 684149

CPD Admissions Team
01245 686868

Entry requirements

You’ll be a health care professional registered with the appropriate council, for example the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC), General Medical Council; (GMC) or Health and Care Professions Councils (HCPC).

You'll currently be working in a clinical setting and hold a professional healthcare qualification, or be in training for such a qualification.

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