First Aid in Schools & Defibrillator (AED) – 1 day

Target Group: A person who is required to provide first aid for employees and children in a low risk environment.
Pre-Course requirements: None, but candidate must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline.Assessment: Continual assessment of practical skills by observation.Trainer Ratio: 1 Trainer to 12 Candidates.


Course Outline:

• Responsibilities of a First Aider;
• Recording of incidents and use of available equipment;
• Assessing the incident;
• Dealing with an unconscious casualty (including seizure);
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation;
• Choking
• Use of a defibrillator (AED)
• Hygiene procedures and treatment of minor injuries ( including small cuts, grazes and bruises)
• Dealing with blood loss and the treatment of Shock;
• Bandages, slings;
• Burns & scalds;
• Recognition and management of fractures, soft tissue and spinal injuries;
• Eye injuries
• Head Injuries
• Epilepsy
• Diabetes
• Anaphylaxis
• Asthma

Trainer contact hours: 6 hours minimum including assessments but excluding any lunch/refreshment breaks.

Completion time scale: Normally 1 day but may be run over a period not exceeding 4 weeks, where each session lasts at least 2 hours.

Certification: First Aid in Schools & Defibrillator (AED) display certificate.

Renewal: Valid for three years.