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Life. Live it. first aid education for 11 to 16 year olds

The Life. Live it. first aid education kit is the ultimate resource for teaching first aid. It contains everything you need to teach life-saving skills. No previous experience required! Watch this video about the kit or order the CD-ROM now.

To give you a taste of the Life. Live it. First aid education kit, you can try two first aid lessons free.

Who is it for?

The kit has been designed for schools and youth organisations working with young people aged 11-16. It is also flexible enough to be adapted for other age groups and audiences.

The kit has been specially designed so that teachers and other educators with no previous knowledge in the subject can deliver first aid education.

What is it?

The kit consists of a CD-ROM packed with ten flexible lesson plans (30 -90 minutes), powerpoint presentations, video and audio clips, worksheets and a fun interactive quiz and support materials – perfect for interactive whiteboards.
Designed as a self-supporting resource, teachers and youth leaders can rely completely on the lessons provided. Alternatively, they can design their own lessons from the activities supplied or use it to complement the services offered by the Red Cross trainers operating in their area, who can deliver and support practical skills training for schools.

The topics covered include:

  • bleeding and shock
  • dealing with accidents
  • the recovery position and CPR
  • injuries
  • illnesses
  • burns and scalds
  • choking
  • making first aid relevant
  • a road traffic accident scenario

You can buy the CD-ROM from our online shop.

Free sample

To give you a taster of the Life. Live it. first aid education kit, you can try out two first aid lessons for free. Download the first lessonsecond lesson.

William Brookes case study

Watch this short video to see how William Brookes Secondary School already uses first aid lessons create a happy, safe, healthy school. This Gold Healthy School uses our Life. Live it. first aid education kit for young people to teach all Year 8s basic first aid. The head of PSHE and citizenship explains why it’s been far more successful than she could have ever envisaged, and how the benefits of first aid lessons reach far beyond the subject.

Life. Live it. case study: First aid lessons for a happy, safe, healthy school from British Red Cross on Vimeo.



“The first aid education kit provides a new way of looking at first aid education making it much more accessible. It is an exceptional buy.”
TEEM review

Contact us

For questions around the Life. Live it. resources, contact 

For more details about how we can support first aid education in your area contact our local youth managers who work with schools all around the country. To get in touch with a youth manager near you, contact your local Red Cross office.


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