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First aid for children - A-Z of all first aid teaching modules

Our teaching modules cover a range of first aid scenarios and treatment for children to learn. The resources include:

  • • Presentations
  • • Customisable lesson plans
  • • Worksheets
  • • Videos

Looking for Key Stage first aid lesson plans and resources?

We have created a range of first aid lesson plans and teaching resources for Key Stage 2, Key stage 3, and Key Stage 4. Our teaching pathways cover the new first aid requirements for health education.

First aid advice modules:


Bites and stings

Minor bleeding

Bleeding and shock

Bone, muscle and joint injuries

Burns and scalds

Chest pains

Choking (adults)

Choking (child and infant)

Communication and casualty care

Coping in an emergency

Electric shock


First aid kit

Foreign objects

Head injuries

Heat exhaustion


Keeping safe and warm

Low blood sugar



Primary survey

Recovery position

Resuscitation (adult)

Resuscitation (child and infant)


Severe allergic reactions

Spinal injury

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can deliver this training?

These lesson plans can be delivered by teachers, higher-level teaching assistants, school nurses and youth leaders who have a current first aid qualification. The qualification must cover all of the topics included in this course.

Where does the information in the resources come from?

If you need any additional first aid support to answer your students’ questions, all the information in the lessons is taken from the current edition of the First Aid Manual.

What age group are these resources for?

All our resources are suitable for 7-16-year-olds.

Looking for teaching resources for Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, and Key Stage 4?

We have created first aid lesson plans and teaching resources for Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, and Key Stage 4, which cover the first aid requirements for health education.

View Key Stage first aid teaching resources.

How do I get certificates for a first aid course I’ve taught?

If you’ve completed one of our tailored courses with your students we have certificates you can issue to them. All you need to do is email us at with the name of the course you’ve taught, the name of your school or organisation, and the number of young people who have completed it. We’ll email you back with a certificate which you can print and give out.

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Related information

Key Stage first aid lesson plans

View our first aid teaching resources for Key Stages 2, 3, and 4. 

Pupil practising a head bandage.

A-Z first aid teaching courses

Bespoke courses to suit the needs of your students.

Pupils practising bandaging.

Big First Aid Lesson

Sign up online to access the Big First Aid Lessons.

Pupils practising CPR.

Buy the First Aid Manual

The information in our resources is taken from the latest edition of the First Aid Manual. Buy your copy

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