Learn How to Save a Life

Online resources to get you CPR ready

Scotland’s CPR Challenge

Now, more than ever, it’s time to learn CPR and be ready to help save a life.

Follow the steps below to get CPR ready!

Step 1: Watch the video below to learn about CPR

Learn with the Scottish Ambulance Service:


Review the steps of CPR

Feeling CPR ready yet? Let’s review the steps of CPR one more time before you start practicing your skills.

Step 2: Practice Your New Skills

Get familiar with the motions and practice your chest compressions on a cushion or pillow.

Check out Gareth below who has placed a pillow inside one of our CPR bags to practice chest compressions on. His friend is watching carefully before he gives it a go himself. Good technique 👏👏


Step 3: What Next?

Join the 640,790 people who’ve learnt how to save a life. Tag @SaveaLifeScot and use #ScotsCPRChallenge and show us your skills!

Step 4: Get a free CPR bag & show us what you’ve got!

Interested in having your own Save a Life for Scotland CPR bag (see design below)? Stuff a pillow, cushion or some clothes into the CPR bag to practice your chest compressions. Then use the bag to share your skills with others in your family or bubble. Don’t forget to send us a video or tag us on social media (@SaveaLifeScot) to show us your CPR skills!

To apply for a free bag, please send an email to hello@savealife.scot with your name and mailing address. Please note we have a limited supply of bags so apply today before we run out!

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