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Automated External Defibrillation Certificate Course (AED)


Course Objective:

This course aims to participants the basic theory of Automated External Defibrillation and the operation of Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Apart from theory, the course offers adequate practices.


Course Contents:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Rhythms in cardiac arrest
  • Theory of Automated External Defibrillation
  • Automated External Defibrillator
  • Operational procedures of Automated External Defibrillator
  • Safety and maintenance of Automated External Defibrillator

Course Duration: 4 hours


Class Size: 6 to 8 candidates per class


Entry Requirement: Aged 15 or above and holder of either one of the below valid certificates:

(Accept application with copy of certificate which is still valid on course commencement date)

  • Hong Kong Red Cross Standard First Aid Certificate (SFA) , Adult Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (ACPR), Integrated Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (TCPR)
  • Hong Kong Auxiliary Medical Services First Aid Certificate, Disaster Medical Assistant Certificate
  • Hong Kong St. John Ambulance Association Adult First Aid Certificate
  • Hong Kong Civil Aid Service First Aid Certificate
  • Hong Kong Maritime Services Training Institute Elementary First Aid and Proficiency in Medical First Aid (Combined) Certificate
  • Hong Kong Occupational Safety and Health Council Certificate of Competence in First Aid
  • Hong Kong Fire Services Department Ambulance Officer Initial Training Course Certificate,Ambulance Officer Foundation Training Course Certificate, Ambulanceman / Ambulancewoman Initial Training Course Certificate, Ambulanceman / Ambulancewoman Foundation Training Course Certificate, Basic Ambulance Aid Certificate, Advanced Ambulance Aid Training at First Responder Level for Firefighters Certificate
  • AHA Certificate issued by any training bodies of American Heart Association


Instructor: Automated External Defibrillation Instructor of Hong Kong Red Cross


Medium of Instruction: English, Cantonese or Putonghua


Course Fee: Included AED course manual with DVD, 1 practical use face shield, examination fee and certificate cost


Individual Application

Group Application

Cantonese or Putonghua

$400 $300 per head

(Special price offer, include certificate)

$400 $300 per head

(Special price offer, include certificate)

Minimum 6 persons


$450 $350 per head

(Special price offer, include certificate)

$450 $350 per head

(Special price offer, include certificate)

Minimum 6 persons


Examination Contents:

1. Written examination -  25 Multiple Choice Questions (complete within 25 minutes)
2. Practical examination -  Automated External Defibrillation (AED)



  • Candidates with written exam failed can apply for re-examination REA once within 6 months from the date of first examination with a fee of $150.
  • Candidates with practical exam failed can take re-examination once instantly for free.



Students should fulfill the following criteria in order to get the Automated External Defibrillation Certificate with 3 years validity. 

  • Eligible to attend the examinations with 100% attendance
  • Pass in both written and practical examinations


Training Venue

We could provide training at client’s premises; clients can also rent our premises for training by paying extra charge. Please contact our staff for details.



Hong Kong Red Cross reserves all rights to make alternation on the above terms and acceptance of student enrollment.