First aid learning for young people
Help students develop the skills and confidence to help in a first aid situation.
- Lesson plan, teaching package, videos
- Citizenship, PSHE, Science
- First aid and the bystander effect
First aid learning website
Help young people learn first aid through engaging videos and case studies, using realistic scenarios to explore the feelings of people in need of assistance, helpers, bystanders, or friends and family in different first aid situations.
This powerful resource prompts thought-provoking discussion and active learning, with 16 first aid skills to choose from.
Online quizzes, skill guides and role-play activities support young people's learning around this essential life skill.
Our resource has been accredited a Quality Mark from the Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Association for best practice in PSHE education. The resource has been assessed against the ten principles of effective PSHE education and gives you confidence when using our resource.
- learn and practise first aid skills using simple steps and key actions
- have the confidence and willingness to act in a first aid situation
- understand why people sometimes feel unable to help, explore why this might be and how to overcome this.
- Designed for 11–19-year-olds, using online learning options and contexts relevant to them.
- Covers 16 first aid skills, brought to life by realistic scenarios, videos, case studies, images, online quizzes and optional role-plays.
- Lesson plan templates and a flexible toolkit of activities, with curriculum links which can be tailored to the needs of your group.
- Activities for different age groups, ability levels and settings.
- Step-by-step first aid skill guides, frequently asked questions and educator information to help young people learn first aid.
- An educator dashboard allows you to track and review learners' progress.
The photo of a boy applying pressure to a heavy bleed © British Red Cross.