First Aid for Life

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mumps measles and HFMD

Beware of the mumps!

Many university students have recently been struck down with this common illness. Read our article to find out how to recognise and treat mumps, measles, scarlet fever and hand foot and mouth

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sick child off school

How long should my sick child stay off school?

Letting a child stay off school is a dilemma for many parents. It is a sad fact, but children spread germs! Read our helpful tips and advice for how to minimise school absences and make sure your little ones make speedy recoveries.

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first aid for work

We have places left on our fully regulated blended First Aid for Work (FAW) courses including paediatrics.

It consists of 6 hours flexible pre-learning online + 2 days practical course at our venue – offering you enhanced training whilst saving you time and money.

Our next FAW course covering adults and children will take place on:

  • 28th & 29th January
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Dog flu

Dog flu! Everything you need to know

Canine influenza, just like human flu, is extremely contagious. In most cases, infected dogs will make a full recovery without needing to visit the vet. However, here's a handy guide for how to cope in the meantime!

Please come and join us on our next dog course!

The next dog first aid course is on Saturday 18th January

Practical courses

For bespoke or group courses - please email or give us a call on 02086754036

For online courses for refreshers or stand-alone online training visit

Paediatric First Aid (6 or 12 hours)

Choose 12-hour blended learning for the full paediatric qualification, EYFS or for compulsory Ofsted register.

Paediatric first aid

Friday 10 January: very few spaces

Saturday 11 January: very few spaces

Emergency First Aid (3 hours)

Basic first aid covering CPR, recovery position, choking & common medical emergencies in adults, babies & children.

Perfect for new parents, grandparents & anyone wanting to gain skills & the confidence to help.

Emergency first aid

Saturday 18 January: few spaces

Wednesday 22 January: spaces

Friday 14 February: spaces

Emergency First Aid at Work (full day)

Fully regulated first aid course including paediatric first aid & additional topics - for those needing to qualify as a first aider.

EFAW first aid

Friday 10 January: very few spaces

Saturday 11 January: very few spaces

Dog first aid

First Aid for Dogs

3 hour course covering CPR, choking & common medical emergencies in dogs.

Saturday 18 January: few spaces

Saturday 28 March: spaces

Teenage First Aid

3 hour course covering age appropriate first aid topics taught by experienced experts.

Or arrange your own course with a group of friends or family at a time of your choice!

teenage first aid

Check for last minute availability or contact us if there is a specific date you need. Happy to add you to one of our waiting lists too.

More dates on our website.

Thank you

Delighted to hear that you and your team enjoy our courses so much, Sonia!

Stay Safe Community

The Stay Safe Community is a free, supportive online community, helping you & your loved ones stay safe & healthy whilst living life to the full. Come and join us.

First Aid for Life team

For anything else or to book a group bespoke course - contact our friendly team

020 8675 4036

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