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Schools First Aid
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Schools First Aid

Around 130,000 accidents happen to children in schools across the UK every year.
Teachers and ancillary staff are often first at the scene so it is vital that you know what to do.

This short course will teach you how to treat some of the most common childhood injuries promptly and effectively.


Who it is for:

This course has been specifically designed to be suitable for anyone dealing with school age children, and the times fit into a school working day.


What you will learn:

  • Managing an incident
  • Abdominal pain
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Asthma
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Bleeding severe
  • Burns and scalds
  • Choking (Adult and child)
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Fainting
  • Head injuries
  • Low blood sugar
  • Seizures (Adult and Child)
  • Nosebleed
  • Poisoning
  • Resuscitation (Adult and child)
  • Shock
  • Unresponsive casualty


There is no formal assessment on this course. Students are continually assessed by our highly experienced St John trainers.


All successful delegates will receive a St John Wales certificate, valid for 3 years.

Have you got the supplies your staff may need?

See our range of first aid kits to find one that suits your workplace.



Did you know you can also teach the children first aid?

Once you have your St John Wales first aid certificate, you can pass your knowledge onto the children!

We provide you with engaging teaching resources and information on where first aid fits into the National Curriculum. To find all the information you need to run a Young Lifesaver course in your school or club, click here.