First Aid Club Program
First Aid Club
An extra-curricular first aid training program for primary school aged children.
First Aid Club is a first aid training program designed to be delivered by community and school groups (e.g. Scouts, Girl Guides, River Rangers, Bush Rangers etc.) for primary school aged children.The program caters for various levels of ability and the learning experiences are designed for different learning styles and contexts.
The program provides a fantastic opportunity for children to:
- Develop their first aid skills
- Grow their confidence to know when and how to use these skills
- Learn about health, safety and wellbeing
- First Aid and Accidents
- St John Action Plan
- Recovery Position
- Fractures, Slings and Splints
- And plenty more…
How the program works
- Children 7 to 11 years of age can join
- Participants work through a series of 9 first aid modules delivered after school, generally over 10 weeks.
- Delivery is flexible and can be designed to fit the group
. Each module requires a minimum of 60 minutes to complete . Students receive a certificate of completion.
Program delivery is easy
- Any parent, school staff member or community group member can deliver the program content, provided they have a current Provide First Aid Certificate and Working with Children Check.
- Provide First Aid training can be provided by St John at no charge if this accreditation is required
. Comprehensive support is provided through a series of lesson plans and teaching materials . Any required consumables can be purchased from St John at a discounted price . First Aid Club also provides opportunities to demonstrate leadership and active citizenship through volunteering.