About Schools First Aid
First aid is essential everywhere, but schools, in specific, must have trained first aiders. Unfortunately, accidents can happen often and need quick actions to prevent injuries from escalating. Therefore, it is necessary to ensure schools have trained first aiders within the organisation to increase the safety of its pupils and workers.
How long will this course take?
This course is 6 hours and spread across 1 day.
Who needs this training?
Perfect for any school staff, this first aid course has been tailored to cover all the bases of first aid and common uses inside of a school.
What are the main points covered?
In this course, the main topics would be learning how to deal with an emergency, choking, bleeding heavy and many more points.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Schools First Aid Outline
- Learning how to look after someone having a seizure in a workplace.
- Learning how to do adult and child resuscitation (CPR).
- Learning what to do if a child starts choking.
- Learning how to handle someone having an allergic reaction.
- Learning what to do if a child or adult gets bone, muscle, and joint injuries.
- Learning what to do if someone is in shock.
Schools First Aid FAQs
What is Schools First Aid?
The staff must look after their students as well as each other. Schools first aid provides in-depth first aid knowledge tailored to the school environment. Learn how to identify hazards and treat casualties, in addition to understanding when to call an ambulance.
Who is this course for?
This course is essential in the workplace to help meet your duty of care for your pupils. It is a legal requirement to have a trained first aider at all times, who would generally be a teacher or supervisor; for example, this could be anything be from a minor cut to a broken arm.
Is this course approved by Ofsted?
This course has been specifically tailored around Ofsted guidelines and is ideal for helping your school meet its training and first aid requirements.
Why is first aid important in schools?
Children are generally at greater risk of injury, particularly in such an energetic and populated environment. As staff are responsible for the wellbeing of all their students, it’s very important that they have the correct training to appropriately deal with accidents, injuries or emergencies at school.