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First aid for children - A-Z of all first aid teaching modules

First aid for children

Our teaching modules cover a range of first aid scenarios and treatment for children to learn. The resources include:

  • • Presentations
  • • Customisable lesson plans
  • • Worksheets
  • • Videos



First aid advice modules:

Asthma

Bites and stings

Minor bleeding

Bleeding and shock

Bone, muscle and joint injuries

Burns and scalds

Chest pains

Choking (adults)

Choking (child and infant)

Communication and casualty care

Coping in an emergency

Electric shock

Fainting

First aid kit

Foreign objects

Head injuries

Heat exhaustion

Hypothermia

Keeping safe and warm

Low blood sugar

Meningitis

Poisons

Primary survey

Recovery position

Resuscitation (adult)

Resuscitation (child and infant)

Seizures

Severe allergic reactions

Spinal injury

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can deliver this training?

These lesson plans can be delivered by teachers, higher-level teaching assistants, school nurses and youth leaders who have a current first aid qualification. The qualification must cover all of the topics included in this course.

Where does the information in the resources come from?

If you need any additional first aid support to answer your students’ questions, all the information in the lessons is taken from the current edition of the First Aid Manual.

What age group are these resources for?

All our resources are suitable for 7-16-year-olds.

How do I get certificates for a first aid course I’ve taught?

If you’ve completed one of our tailored courses with your students we have certificates you can issue to them. All you need to do is email us at schoolsteam@sja.org.uk with the name of the course you’ve taught, the name of your school or organisation, and the number of young people who have completed it. We’ll email you back with a certificate which you can print and give out.

I'd like to book a St John Ambulance trainer to teach first aid to my students

Email workplace-training@sja.org.uk to book a St John Ambulance first aid trainer, or get more information about our training for school students.

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