First Aid for Schools

This course covers emergency situations common in the school environment and is therefore ideal for Teaching Staff and other school support staff working with children aged 5yrs to 16yrs.

Cost - £550.00 incl vat for up to 12 candidates at your venue.

All candidates must be 16yrs+ to complete this course.

Course details

  • The Role of the School First Aider – Role responsibilities, definition, infection control, consent, accident forms and first aid equipment.
  • Assessment of an Emergency Situation and Your Actions – Scene survey, Primary survey, Calling for help
  • CPR – The Unconscious Paediatric who is Unresponsive and not Breathing Normally.
  • Management of a Seizure. Recognition and management.
  • The Unconscious Casualty – The Unconscious Paediatric who is Breathing Normally + 2019 updates
  • Assessing consciousness and recovery position.
  • Choking – Recognition and Treatment.
  • Wounds and Bleeding – Types and treatment of bleeding + 2019 updates
  • Shock – Recognition and treatment of shock.  
  • Burns and Scalds – Recognition and Treatment + 2019 updates
  • Allergies/Asthma – Recognition and Treatment/Use of an EpiPen and Inhaler
  • Head Injuries – Recognition and Treatment.

In 2019 a few major updates have been implemented in to first aid provision in reference to Bleeding, Burns and Recovery Positions.

Who can I perform First Aid on after completion? Adults and Children 5yrs+ (This does not qualify you as a Paediatric First Aider).

Upon successful completion certification is valid for 3 Years.

Timings – This is a 1 day course/6 hours.  The course is delivered between 9am to 330pm, with appropriate breaks.  The price is £770 if you prefer this course delivered over 2 sessions over 2 days.

Ratios – We work on a ratio of 1:12 Candidates.

Administration – Each candidate is given a Paediatric First Aid Book to keep and certificated upon successful completion of the course.

Assessment – Each candidate must pass 1 x Theory Multiple Choice Question Paper plus an ongoing practical assessment.

FREE – Epi Pen Training is offered FREE with this booking to all candidates participating.