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First Aid for Schools & Teachers

first aid for schools and teachers

First Aid for Schools and Teachers is designed to equip teachers with a sound understanding of first aid techniques for conditions that they may encounter when looking after children in a wide variety of situations.  

The course covers primary and secondary care skills.

Occupations that can use this course include: teachers, social workers, teaching assistants, club leaders. This course meets Ofsted / EYFS criteria for first aid in schools.

Course Content

Duration: 6 hours

Delivery: 1 day or flexible delivery

Delegates: maximum 12

Delegates need to wear practical clothing for training

  • The role and responsibilities of the first aider
  • Managing an emergency situation
  • The importance of communication
  • Casualty care
  • Initial assessment
  • Allergic reaction and the use of auto-injectors
  • Asthma
  • Bleeding management
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Burns
  • Choking adult, child and infant
  • Head injuries
  • Poisoning
  • CPR adult, child and infant
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Minor injuries including nose bleeds