Schools first aid

First aid volunteers at football

This course covers emergency situations common in the school environment and is therefore ideal for teachers and other school support staff.

Who should attend?

Teachers and school ancillary staff.

What they will learn?

First aid procedures pertinent to a school environment.

Course content

  • The role of the first aider
  • Managing an emergency
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Allergic reaction
  • Asthma
  • Auto injector
  • Bleeding
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Head injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Primary survey
  • Resuscitation (all ages)
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty.

Course duration

Six hours.

Assessment and certification

Continuous assessment by trainer and a St John Ambulance certificate, valid for 3 years, is issued on successful completion of assessment.

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