Emergency First Aid for Schools

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.

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At A Glance


Teachers, teaching assistants, midday supervisors, administrators & catering staff

Duration: 7hrs

Cost: £108/person (includes 20% VAT)

School first aid
First Aid Box
Child CPR

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