First Aid for Schools Course

First Aid for Schools Course

Onsite Course Enquiry

First Aid for Schools Course

The First Aid for Schools Course is a short course, that fits around the school day and is designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to deal with basic first aid incidents that are common to the school environment. The First Aid for Schools Course is designed as a back up to the full first aider within the school, so that learners can deal with injuries and illnesses quickly.

Who is the Course For?

  • Teachers
  • Teaching assistants
  • Mid-day supervisors
  • Other school staff
  • This course can be adapted to be delivered to school children


This course is designed to give learners information and practice on a wide range of areas. The course does not assess competency in these topics. If you require an assessed course, we recommend the First Aid at Work, or Paediatric First Aid Course. Topics covered include:

  • First aid kits for schools and school trips
  • Accident reporting
  • Primary survey
  • Recovery position
  • CPR & basic AED use
  • Seizures
  • Choking
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Shock & bleeding
  • Bone, joint and muscle injuries
  • Basics on head injuries


This course includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore learners must be physically capable of doing this.

Awarding Body


This Course is Certificated by Good Skills Training on successful completion of the course learners will receive a certificate of attendance

Course Duration

5 contact hours

Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over 1-day, 09:00 – 15:00

Other course times can be offered, but this may affect the content that can be delivered, if you require different course timings, please talk with one of our sales team about how we can help

Delivery Type


Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The First Aid for Schools Course has a maximum learner to tutor ratio of 12:1

Assessment Method

Competency is not assessed on this course


First Aid for Schools Certificates are valid for 3-years, after this attendees must reattend a First Aid for Schools Courses

Booking an onsite course

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form by clicking here