- Children and adolescents ranging from Key Stage 3 to college and university students.
- Teenagers who volunteer as sports coaches and in children’s activity clubs.
- Young people looking for a basic first aid course to learn how to help an adult, baby, or child in a medical emergency, especially if babysitting orworking as an Au Pair
- Young people who want to complete their DofE requirements (ideal for the skill or expedition), improve their UCAS statement, volunteer, or learn new skills.
- Young people who require an in-person first aid course but do not require a regulated first aid qualification – ideal for GAP year preparation, pre-university, or post-exam vacation.
The certificates are valid for three years.
Our First Aid for Teenagers courses are extremely popular, and as parents ourselves, we make certain that we cover all of the common first aid emergencies and provide everyone with the confidence to keep themselves a little safer and to help each other when it really counts.
We can also run bespoke courses for groups of friends and are happy to customise them to meet specific needs such as post-exam trips away, gap years, and sports qualifications.
Every course can be tailored to the needs of those attending; please let us know if you have any specific topics you’d like us to cover.
You will have learned the following by the end of the course:
- In an emergency, injuries and action should be prioritised.
- In an emergency, how to provide immediate medical care.
- How to determine if someone is unconscious, whether they are breathing, and when to place them in the recovery position or begin CPR.
- We will go over common accidents and injuries in your industry and equip you with the knowledge and confidence to provide immediate and appropriate first aid.
- Baby first aid and child first aid.
- Accident mitigation and incident management
- First Aid Priorities
- Treatment of a breathing unconscious adult, baby, or child – recovery position
- CPR is used to treat an unconscious adult, baby, or child who is not breathing.
- The significance of a defibrillator and how to use one
- Scalds and burns
- Head injuries, concussions, compression fractures, and skull fractures
- Acute allergic reaction and anaphylactic shock
- Seizures and fits