Emergency First Aid for Schools
First Aid for Primary & Secondary Schools
Suitable for teachers, teaching assistants, midday supervisors, administrators & catering staff. This practical course will leave you feeling confident at providing first aid for children and adults in a school setting.
Please note this course does not meet the requirements for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Guidelines for Childminders and Nursery Workers. These staff will be required to complete the Full Paediatric First Aid Course.
This 1-day first aid course covers the essential life saving skills for children in the school setting.
- Assessing vital signs
Brain Activity, Breathing & Circulation
- Approaching and assessing a casualty
The D.R.A.B.C. of first aid
- Treating immediately life threatening conditions
Drowning, bleeding, choking & shock
- Basic Life Support
CPR for adults & children, use of CPR pocket masks and using an AED (defibrillator)
- Recognising & treating common childhood illnesses
Asthma, epilepsy, anaphylaxis, diabetes & meningitis
- Taking action to prevent further deterioration
Ensuring a safe airway, stabilising & bandaging
- Common minor injuries
Cuts, grazes, eye injury & soft tissue damage
- Current regulations & record keeping
This course includes the Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate and is valid for 3 years.