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Got a call today en route to my course from one of the mums of the Rokeby boys I taught. Her son, Thomas, was walking back from school when a man collapsed in front of him and Thomas instantly recognised it was a seizure and knew what to do? He called the ambulance and stayed with the man until help arrived. He said he remembered what I had told him about seizures and coped really well. He’s only 13, but did a great job!
Made my day!!

Jen x Jen Craven

First Aid for Life is an Award Winning fully regulated First Aid Training provider, our trainers are highly experienced medical and emergency services professionals who will tailor the training to your needs.

Our Teenage and Young People’s courses are incredibly popular and as parents ourselves we ensure we cover all the common first aid emergencies and empower everyone with confidence to keep themselves that bit safer and be able to help each other when it really matters.

First Aid for Life runs courses with numerous schools and clubs and provides scheduled courses suitable for young people to attend. We also love running bespoke courses for groups of friends and are happy to tailor them for specific requirements such as post exam trips away, GAP years and sports qualifications. For more details on these specialist courses please click here.

For individuals please book onto one of our Emergency First Aid courses and email us to let us know what specific areas you need us to cover. If you need a regulated course to become a sports coach please book onto one of the full day EFAW courses.

For Duke of Edinburgh Awards our online learning often proves an ideal solution as it can be divided into small sections and completed over a 3  or 6 month period. We are more than happy to assist with the assessment and would strongly recommend they attend one of our practical courses which will give them an ideal preparation for their Expedition.

Upcoming dates:

If these dates do not work for you, please book in and join one of our scheduled emergency courses.

We regularly have teenagers on our emergency courses and it works extremely well.

First Aid for Teenagers

Emergency First Aid – All Ages (3 hours)

Our Emergency First Aid – All Ages (3 hours) course covers accidents and emergencies in adults, babies and children and concentrates upon the most common medical emergencies – the course will be tailored to your needs. This is a group session of up to 12 people at our training venue in Balham and these courses are ideal for young people either as individuals or with friends or family.
First Aid for Teenagers

Group Courses

For group courses: we would be delighted to run a First Aid for Teenagers course at a time and place to suit you, tailored to your specific needs.

We regularly arrange training for schools, youth clubs, families and groups of friends.

If you would prefer your own group course please see below.


Online Option:

We also have a specific online course just for teenagers!

If time is tight, this is a great way to learn skills without having to attend a full day session.

This course is ideal for the Duke of Edinburgh skills section. Your teenager can, of course, consolidate the e-learning with a practical course as well.

If needing DofE certification, upon completion of the online course First Aid for Life can complete the online assessment that will prove the course has been taken.

Bespoke Options:


With the creation of a bespoke course for a group, we will always tailor the course to your requirements, so please let us know if there is anything you would particularly like us to include.

We organise specialist training around any specific requirements and regularly run courses for children at risk of dropping out of school, teenagers involved in gang related violence and we also uniquely adapt courses for anyone with physical or special educational needs.

If you are a sailing or skiing instructor, or training to be a professional sports coach it is likely you will need the regulated EFAW full day course. If this is the case please click below for more information. Please note you need to be 16 or older to take the accredited version of this course.

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