Teaching lifesaving skills

Please note, we are currently taking bookings from September 2024 onwards.

Since 2020, all state-funded schools in England are required to teach first aid as part of the PSHE elements of the National Curriculum.

Our Emergency Awareness Training programme is an interactive training session for young people and delivers a range of lifesaving skills including:

  • Making a 999 call
  • Managing an unconscious patient
  • How to perform CPR
  • Correct operation of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Assisting a person who is choking
  • Bleeding control and wound management
  • Management of minor/major head injury
  • Treatment of burns
A man performing CPR on a manikin, with school children watching on

"The workshop was brilliant, giving the children life lessons in a fun and interactive way. The value for money was incredible, we would highly recommend it."

The Grove Primary School, Trowbridge

School children practicing CPR on a manekin
Emergency Awareness Training

Sessions can be tailored to engage all ages and meet the needs of community groups, in addition to our school’s programme.

Our aim is to educate the community and provide them with the knowledge to confidently manage a medical emergency prior to the arrival of an Ambulance.

There is a £2 per child charge for Emergency Awareness Training for the school’s programme.

Accredited First Aid Training

We are delighted to offer Accredited First Aid Training for businesses and individuals across Wiltshire and Bath. 

There are two options available. A one-day 'Emergency in the Workplace' training course and a more comprehensive three-day 'First Aid at Work' course.

Training takes place at our airbase in Semington, but we can also provide training at your workplace for groups of 10. Certificates last for three years but you can come to us for an annual refresher.

Where we've been...

Since the launch of our Emergency Awareness Training Programme in 2019, we have taught over 33,500 children lifesaving skills including how to perform CPR, how to use an external defibrillator and other first aid skills.

Here are a list of the schools we have visited. If you don't see your school listed, why not get in touch and see if they can benefit from our programme?

- Kings Gate Primary School

- Bathampton Primary School

- Oldfield Park Junior School

- Weston All Saints Primary

- Churchfields Primary Schook, Monkton Farleigh

- Fitzmaurice Primary School

 

- Cherhill C of E Primary School

- Derry Hill Primary School

- Fynamore Primary School

- Heddington C of E Primary School

- Hilmarton Primary School

- Holy Trinity Primary School

- Marden Vale C of E Primary School

- Priestley Primary School

- Brinkworth Earl Danby's C of E Primary School

- Charter Primary School

- Christian Malford Primary School

- Frogwell Primary School

- Hardenhuish Secondary School

- Hullavington Primary School

- Kings Lodge Primary School

- Langley Fitzurse C of E School

- Luckington Community School

- Monkton Park Primary School

- Seagry Primary School

- Somerford Walter Powell Primary School

- St Mary's Primary School

- Box Primary School

- Corsham Regis Primary School

- Heywood Prep School

- Neston Primary School

- St Patrick's Catholic Primary School

- Bishops Cannings Primary School

- Chirton Primary School

- Dauntsey Academy Primary, West Lavington

- Holy Trinity, Great Cheverell

- Nursteed Primary School

- Rushall Primary School

- Southbroom Juniors

- Southbroom St James Academy

- St Barnabas C of E Primary School

- Berkley First School

- Crudwell Primary School

- Lea and Garston Primary School

- Minety Primary School

- Oaksey Primary School

- Sherston Primary School

- Westonbirt Prep School

- Baydon St Nicholas Primary School

- Burbage Primary School

- Collingbourne Ducis Primary School

- Great Bedwyn Primary School

- Marlborough St Mary's School

- Preshute Primary School

- St Catherines Primary School, Savernake

- St Michael's C of E Primary School

- Shalbourne Primary School

- Aloeric Primary School

- Bowerhill Primary School

- Churchfields Primary School, Atworth

- Forest and Sandridge Primary School

- Melksham Oak Secondary School

- Rivermead Primary School

- St George's Primary School, Semington

- Pewsey Primary School

- Pewsey Vale School

- Broadtown C of E Primary School

- Alderbury & West Grimstead Primary School

- Appleford School, Orcheston

- Bulford Primary School

- Coombe Bissett Primary School

- Dinton Primary School

- Downton Primary School

- Focus School, Wilton

- Greentrees Primary School

- Hindon School

- Kingsgate Primary School

- Manor Fields Primary School

- Newton Tony Primary School

- Sarum Academy

- Shrewton Primary School

- South Wiltshire UTC

- St Michael's Primary School, Larkhill

- St Thomas-A-Becket, Tilshead

- Stonehenge School

- Stratford Sub Castle Primary School

- Wiltshire College, Salisbury

- Winterslow Primary School

- Woodford Valley Primary Academy

- Wylye Valley Primary School

- Ashton Keynes Primary School

- Bishopstone Primary School

- Bridlewood Primary School

- Covingham Park Primary School

- Crowdys Hill School

- Gorse Hill Primary School

- Great Western Academy

- Greenmeadow Primary School

- Haydonleigh Primary School

- Hazelwood Academy

- Highworth Warneford Primary School

- Holy Cross Primary School

- Holy Family Catholic Primary School

- Lainesmead School

- Lawn Manor Academy

- Lethbridge Primary School

- Liden Primary School

- Lydiard Millicent Primary School

- Oakhurst Primary School

- Orchid Vale Primary School

- Ridgeway Farm Academy

- Ridgeway School, Wroughton

- Rivermead School

- Sevenfields Primary School

- South Marston Primary School

- Southfield Junior School, Highworth

- St Catherine's Primary School

- St Joesph's Catholic College

- St Mary's Catholic Primary School

- St Mary's Primary School, Purton

- St Sampsons, Cricklade

- The Chalet School

- Tregoze Primary School

- Wanborough Primary School

- Westrop Primary School, Highworth

- Wroughton Beavers

- Wroughton Junior School

- Westonbirt Prep School

- Ashton Keynes Primary

- Castlemead Primary School

- Hilperton Primary School

- Keevil C of E Academy Primary School

- North Bradley Primary School

- Paxcroft Primary School

- Southwick Primary School

- St John's Catholic Primary School

- St Michael's Preschool

- Studley Green Primary School

- The Grove Primary School

- The Mead Primary School

- Walwayne Court Community School

- West Ashton Primary School

- Crockerton Primary School

- Mere Primary School

- Sambourne C of E Primary School

- Bitham Primary School

- Dilton Marsh Primary School

2 school children practicing how to help someone who is choking
School children practicing CPR on a manekin

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