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First Aid for Students

This is a great course, one of our most popular courses, where Ascent First Aid have travelled up and down the UK to deliver First Aid for Students. Our trainers have delivered this course for Duke of Edinburgh groups looking to make their bronze, silver and gold expeditions that extra bit safer; we’ve spent days within schools training up classrooms and year groups at a time to give them a great knowledge of first aid before they leave for senior school or 6th form; and this course has also been tailored to the needs of the group such as D of E but also A level sports science and PE. Ascent First Aid can run this course around the needs of the school but most importantly, around the needs of the student. Successful courses from year groups 6 to 6th form/college and groups of 10 to groups of 80.

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: 4 hours. This can be throughout the school day or be an after school activity

Course Contents:

  • Vital signs
  • Incident management – What do we do in a first aid incident and when do we call 999
  • Airway management – SAP (Recovery position)
  • CPR – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation  (Adult)
  • Choking
  • Bleeding

We develop the course to suit the students. If it is a group of D of E students; sports students looking to gain some relevant first aid skills or looking to offer skills to a year we make the course fit the context.

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