Immediate Life Support Instructor Course (ILSi)

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ILSi is a specialist Instructor course that gives Candidates the skills to become an Instructor in Immediate Life Support (ILS) and Paediatric Immediate Life Support (PILS).

These skills can then be used to teach fellow healthcare professionals at ILS and PILS courses.

Eligibility criteria

The only way to take an ILSi course is to be recommended as a Candidate with Instructor Potential (IP) while attending an ILS course. If you are recommended, you will be sent an invitation to take a course. Once you’ve opted into taking an ILSi course, we will provide you with the next steps and what you need to do. ILSi must be taken within one year of the date of the provider course.

Prior qualifications, training or experience required

Candidates should have attended a Resuscitation Council ILS course.

Method of course delivery
  • ILSi comprises of 1 day of face-to-face training.
ILSi Assessment and certification

Continuous assessment occurs throughout the ILSi course. Upon successful completion of the course, Candidates will receive a Resuscitation Council UK ILS Instructor certificate. Certified Instructors will also receive complementary Associate Membership of Resuscitation Council UK, which provides a variety of benefits. Newly qualified (IC) Instructors will be supported and assessed on the first two courses they teach, to consolidate what has been learnt on the ILSi course. This course is recognised as continuing professional development (CPD) by the Medical, Dental and Nursing Royal Colleges and Health Care Professional Council.