Emergency First Aid for Schools

Emergency First Aid for Schools

First Aid for schools, playgroups & parents.

Suitable for teachers, TA’s, midday supervisors, play group leaders, play centres, parents & helpers. This practical course will leave you feeling confident at providing first aid for children and adults.

Please note this course does not meet the requirements for most early years practitioners who are required to complete the 2-day Paediatric First Aid Course which meets the mandatory first aid training requirements by Ofsted and the 2008 Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Guidelines for Childminders and Nursery Workers.


This first aid course covers the essential life saving skills for babies, infants and young children in play settings and the home environment.

  • Assessing vital signs
    Brain Activity, Breathing & Circulation
  • Approaching and assessing a casualty
    The A.B.C. of first aid
  • Treating immediately life threatening conditions
    Drowning, bleeding, choking & shock
  • Basic Life Support
    CPR for pregnant women / baby / child & use of face masks
  • Recognising & treating common conditions
    Asthma, epilepsy, anaphylaxis, diabetes & meningitis
  • Taking action to prevent further deterioration
    Ensuring a safe airway, stabilising & bandaging
  • Current regulations & record keeping
  • Scenarios tailored to the school or nursery environment
    Playroom, classroom, playground or playing field

Upcoming Courses

Jul 03

Emergency First Aid at Work

3 July
Jul 04

Paediatric First Aid

4 July - 5 July
Sep 19

Paediatric First Aid

19 September - 20 September
Oct 10

Paediatric First Aid

10 October - 11 October
View all course dates

At A Glance


Schools, teachers, midday supervisors, playgroup leaders, parents & helpers

Duration: 6hrs

Cost: £75/person

School first aid
First Aid Box
Child CPR

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