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The Big First Aid Lesson

Big First Aid Lesson with Claudia Winkleman

The Big First Aid Lesson is our annual free, one-hour, online first aid session streamed live into classrooms across the country. In the space of just one hour, students can learn first aid skills which could stay with them for a lifetime.

Our interactive programme combines first aid training and 999 scenarios with amazing real life stories, as well as plenty of opportunities for students to join the conversation.

Thanks for tuning in!

If you missed this year's Big First Aid Lesson, the recording of the event is available to watch below. If you’re one of the 410,000 students that joined our St John Ambulance trainers and celebrity host Claudia Winkleman on 12 June 2015, thanks for tuning in! We’re thrilled so many of you were able to take part.

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Recap what you’ve learned

In this year’s Big First Aid Lesson, you learned how to give treatment in four first aid scenarios. Find out more and watch our videos in our first aid advice.

Test yourself

Download our Big First Aid Lesson quiz and test your knowledge. Answer sheets are available to check your answers – but no cheating!

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