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Automated External Defibrillation Certificate Course (Blended Learning) (AEDB)


Course Objective:


This course aims to provide students the basic theory of Automated External Defibrillation and the operation of Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Students would enjoy flexibility to study theory part at their own pace, accessing the online learning platform anytime and anywhere. Apart from theory, the course offers adequate face-to-face practices.




Course Contents:

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


Estimated Online Learning Hour(s): 1 hour (Details please refer to Remarks)


Practical Session Duration: 3 hours (Included Examination)


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 Certificate, Ambulanceman / Ambulancewoman Initial Training 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


#Remarks - Hong Kong Red Cross reserves the right to endorse the validity of the certificate and final approval for the application


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. 1. Written examination       -  25 Multiple Choice Questions (complete within 25 minutes, passing score is 18 correct answers out of 25 questions)
  2. 2. Practical examination      -  Automated External Defibrillation (AED)




  • Candidates is allowed to re-examination once within 6 months with an extra charge of $150.




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

  • Complete the theory part via online learning platform before examination
  • 100% attendance rate of practical session
  • Pass in both written and practical examinations 

# No assessment to examination result will be made and no qualification can be obtained if the students does not fulfill the above requirements.





Estimated Online Learning Hour: Actual learning hour may depend on individual progress. Login notice email will be sent around 1 week** before practical curriculum. Students are required to finish reading all pages in the online study part using their own account before the end of exam and such contents will not be accessible after the exam.


Online Study Requirement: Courseware will be in the best view using Chrome browser in Windows desktop computer with good network connection. (It is NOT recommended to use mobile phone to view the courseware which may involve great use of data.)


**The Online curriculums of this blended learning course would start 1 week before Practical curriculums. Corporate or organization shall take the first day of the Online curriculum as the course commencement date of the class for application.


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.