First Aid for Schools

Just like other industries in Great Britain, schools are required to adhere to the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.  This means schools must provide adequate first aid provision for their employees with consideration also, in their risk assessments, for students and members of the public visiting their site.

This "EFR Primary Care for Schools Programme" teaches participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies.  The course focuses on primary care through a combination of knowledge development; skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure participants have the confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise.

Primary Care skills taught in this course:

  • 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 
  • Assessing consciousness and recovery position.
  • Choking – Recognition and Treatment.
  • Wounds and Bleeding – Types and treatment of bleeding 
  • Shock – Recognition and treatment of shock.  
  • Burns and Scalds – Recognition and Treatment 
  • Allergies/Asthma – Recognition and Treatment/Use of an EpiPen and Inhaler
  • Head Injuries – Recognition and Treatment.

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

Timings – This is a 3-4 hour course with an online training element 

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

Administration – Each candidate is given a 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 and DEFIBRILLATOR training is offered FREE with this booking to all participating candidates

Ready to book a training course? Give us a call on 020 3290 9014