First aid for teachers

Who is it for?

Suitable for people 18 years and over, this course is designed for teachers and staff who work in a school environment and wish to have first aid skills to be able to act in an emergency. The course covers adult and child information.

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1 day



Course content includes:

  • the role of the first aider
  • communicating with a casualty
  • contents of first aid kits (and avoid cross infection)
  • recording of incidents and accidents
  • assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • administer first aid to a casualty who:
    • is unconscious – child and adult
    • requires cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) – child and adult
    • is choking – child and adult
    • is wounded or bleeding
    • is in shock
    • has minor conditions – to include: minor cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters
    • has a fracture, including Greenstick fractures
    • has a bump to the head (concussion).


First aid for teachers certificate, valid for 3 years.


Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.


For more information on this course call 0844 871 8000.

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