Advanced Paediatric Life Support course (APLS)

Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) Accredited course

Who should attend?

Staff as identified in the Trust's Risk Management Training Needs Analysis:


  • Nurse shift leaders in theatres dealing with paediatrics

Emergency Medicine

  • ED SAS grades / middle grades / Associate specialists​
  • ED ST3 and above
  • Emergency Medicine Nurses Band 6 & 7 CDH (Excluding ENP's)
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioners


  • ​​All Medics (Including Consultants) covering the Paediatric on-call rota
  • Paediatric Ward Nurses Band 6, 7 & 8
  • Paediatric band 5 nurses routinely acting as shift leaders
  • All Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Emergency Nurse Practitioners

How long does certification last?​​​

Provider certification will be valid for four years


You must complete e-learning modules before attending the face-to-face course - information on how to enrol online will be given after a place on the course is confirmed.​

Course fee:

Internal candidates where this training is mandatory:

  • Trust Consultants, Trust Doctors: no fee payable though your study leave budget may be used. FY1s and FY2s: your study leave budget may be used to fund the cost of this course.
  • Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and anyone else employed by the Trust where this training is mandatory: no fee payable.

Application forms must be signed by your Clinical Director or Directorate Manager.

All other staff, including Clinical Attachments and Locum Doctors working at LTH: Fee is payable by the individual. The fee is £560.00. An application form must be completed.

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