First Aid for School Staff

First Aid for School Staff is designed for teachers to have a basic understanding of first aid techniques for conditions that they may encounter when looking after children. The course covers primary and secondary care skills.

 

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

Occupations That Use This Course

  • Teachers
  • Social workers
  • Teaching assistants
  • Club leaders

Curriculum

  • The role and responsibilities of the first aider
  • Managing an emergency situation
  • The importance of communication
  • Casualty care
  • Initial assessment
  • Allergic reaction and the use of auto-injectors
  • Asthma
  • Bleeding management
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Burns
  • Choking adult, child and infant
  • Head injuries
  • Seizures
  • CPR adult, child and infant
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Minor injuries including nose bleeds

Instructors

Our Instructors come from a range of professional and voluntary backgrounds such as:

  • emergency services (ambulance, police and fire service)
  • military (medics)
  • outdoor professionals (Mountain leaders)
  • Community Responders
  • Experienced First Aiders

We aim to match instructors to your specific training requirements. They are aware of the specific needs of various outdoor environments, fully understanding the problems and judgements that have to be made when dealing with incidents in stressful, dangerous and remote situations.

Training

Our training is very practical and hands on. We do not rely upon the usual ‘death by PowerPoint’, instead we use progressive incident scenario based training methods.

Our courses teach techniques proven to work in real life incidents and not just in a classroom. Our training builds confidence and develops first aid skills into complete incident management.

Prerequisites

none

Assessment

All candidates must attend the full course to pass. Each candidate is continually assessed throughout and must demonstrate competence in all the assessed skills.

Qualification

The 1 day First Aid for School staff is valid for 3 years. It can be revalidated by completing another 1 day First Aid for School staff course.

It is ‘highly recommended’ that work place first aiders attend an Annual Basic Skills Refresher course.

Certification

We certificate through our Ofqual and SQA authorised and regulated awarding body ITC First Aid. If you require a bespoke training package we can also certificate for this through our awarding body ITC First Aid.

Cost

In-house course for 12 candidates
- £420

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