This is a very basic introduction to first aid and defibrillation aimed at children between the ages of eight and 11, but it can suit children of any age. The flexible course is perfect for primary schools, sports clubs and groups such as cubs and brownies, and sessions are designed to be friendly and informal whilst covering a range of life saving skills.
The course shows complete respect for the child’s ability, does not use any confusing terminologies and instils the importance of helping someone who is poorly or injured. A fun candidate pack including full colour booklet, worksheets, certificate and exclusive Mini Medic syringe style pen is also available to add value to sessions.
A maximum of three hours dependent on the age of the children and the syllabus covered. This includes educational, theoretical and practical teaching sessions.
The course syllabus includes… What is first aid? | Defibrillation | First aid kits | Contacting the emergency services | DR ABC | Recovery position | Resuscitation | Wounds and bleeding | Asthma | Shock | Safety
The course provides an awareness of first aid and is not assessed. Colourful Mini Medics certificates can be provided as part of the candidate packs.
Whilst Mini Medics is specifically designed for children aged between eight and 11, it can be tailored for youngsters of any age.
Session times and duration can be tailored to meet your needs… for example, training may be delivered during the day, evenings or weekends.