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First Aid for Schools Training (Staff Inset Days)

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First Aid for Schools Training (Staff Inset Days)

The First Aid for Schools training is excellent if you would like your teachers and staff to have a certificate in first aid focusing on the main illness and injuries found in the school environment. All those that attend and complete the course will gain a certificate in attendance for ‘First Aid for Schools including CPR’. The course also shows those attending the use of auto injectors and epipens. First Aid for Schools is completed on a ratio of 20 teachers to 1 trainer allowing for greater numbers to be trained up and as said above gaining a certificate of attendance. If you are looking for a course that offers a qualification at the end we would advise you to have a look at either the AED (automated external defibrillator) with Basic Life Support course or the Anaphylaxis Training with Basic Life Support course. Both of these courses can be run separately over 4 hours or together over 6 hours. If you have any questions about what course you would like run at your school then please do contact us using our online form or call us on 01276 27915. Below is a course outline and contents of a basic First Aid for Schools training course.

At Ascent First Aid, we are approved by the awarding organisation ITC First Aid Ltd and you can find us registered with them by researching us here.

Course timings: 1 day course 6 hours contact time. Day example: 9.00am to 4.30pm (inc. breaks and lunch) although we can fit the timings around your school day.

Course Contents:

  • Vital signs
  • Incident management
  • Primary Survey
  • Airway management – SAP (Recovery position)
  • CPR – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation  (Adult and child)
  • Choking
  • Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Anaphylaxis and the use of auto injector (Epipen, Jext, Emerade)
  • Asthma and seizures
  • Common injuries in the playground

Assessment: Assessment is through continuous assessment over the day during the First Aid for Schools course. There is no written question paper.

Certification: All successful candidates will receive a certificate from our awarding body ITC which is valid for 3 years.

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At Ascent First Aid we can hold group bookings for your school and workplace or even just a large group of colleagues and friends. We can use a venue of your own or we can supply one for you. Please have a look at our prices and contact Ascent First Aid to discuss your options and pricing further.