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 Care for Children First Aid" 6 hour training course (First Aid for Schools) 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 - £450.00 incl vat for up to 12 candidates at your venue.

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

Your team will actually gain 2 qualifications during this course:

1. Fist Aid for Schools (certificated)

3. EFR Care for Children (Card)

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 
  • 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.

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.  

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.

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