Student First Aid

Course Overview

This 3 hour course is an essential skill and knowledge based programme that every young person should attend. Whether you attend the programme at school or in the local community - learning how to provide first aid care will help to save lives.

This programme has been specifically designed to coincide with thr health education lessons taught in secondary schools, following the government’s announcement to make health education compulsory from Sept 2020

Dealing with childrens first aid emergencies can be a daunting prospect for an untrained young person, but after attending a Fat Panda Student First Aid Training course you will feel more confident in handling these situations.

This 3 hour course contains a combination of theory and practical elements. Smaller groups allow time for more individual training as required, we make it interesting, enjoyable and fun, whilst building your confidence.

Level 2
Certificate Validity 3 Years
Duration 3 hours
Prerequisites Student at secondary school
Assessment The course Instructor is responsible for determining whether delegates pass or fail based on practical and oral assessment throughout the course, i.e. by observation and oral questioning. The Instructor will only award a pass if they believe that delegates have displayed the requisite understanding and competencies at the end of each session throughout the day. There is a multiple choice question paper assessment at the end of the course.

What You Will Learn 

  • What is First Aid
  • Responsibilities & role of the First Aider
  • Consent
  • Contacting the emergency services
  • Primary Survey (DRS ABC)
  • Casualty Assessment
  • Recovery Position
  • Resuscitation and safe use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Airway Obstruction (Choking)
  • Common Injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Wounds & bleeding
  • Fractures, dislocations, strains & sprains
  • Sling application (support & elevated)

We use all the latest quality training equipment. Our resuscitation manikins are equipped with Bluetooth connectivity, allowing both the trainer and trainee to check for correct depth, compression rates, along with adequate lung expansion in babies and small children. This information is then viewed during the practical CPR sessions, which can be seen on the trainers iPad and big screen to help with debriefing.

We use the latest training aids to deliver the best quality training to you

Course Location + Duration

We deliver our open public courses at Bloxham Mill Business Centre, Barford Road, Bloxham, OX15 4FF. We also offer  ‘onsite’ training to schools who have 6 or more students requiring training.

The HSE require 3 hours contact training hours for this course.

Delegates must attend all sessions during the 3 hours, to be eligible for successful assessment, which is done by continuous observation and questioning during the course. There is also a short multiple choice written paper at the end of the course.

Who Should Attend?

Students attending secondary schooling.


On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Level 2(RQF) Student First Aid Certificate, which is valid for three years. This course is Regulated by Ofqual under their Regulated Quality Framework (RQF) and accredited by the FAA. All our courses are designed to follow the guidelines set by the Health & Safety Executive and Resuscitation Council UK. It has also been designed to coincide with the health education lessons taught in secondary schools. 


Our prices are hard to beat and we always work with you to ensure that you get the best training for your budget.

Give us a call (01608 656100) to book today and we will let you know what value we can add.

How Do I Book This Course?

To book this Student First Aid course simply call us on 01608 656100 or book via our website.

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