Who is this course for?

This two-day paediatric first aid course focuses on emergency scenarios that face anyone looking after young children and infants, including teachers, playgroup leaders, childcare providers, au pairs, nannies, childminders and parents.
The paediatric first aid course meets the standards required by Ofsted. It is taught to the current accepted first aid practices and in accordance with the Health and Safety (first aid) regulations 1981.


This course is aimed at people working with younger children (those up to the age of puberty) or working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education or to parents.

How much will it cost?
Cost: £80 per person/ For group discounts please see pricing page


How long will the qualification last?
Qualification duration: 3 years

How long is the course?

Course duration: 2 days (12 hours)

What you will learn?
The course covers how to deal with accidents and emergencies involving young children:
Planning for first aid emergencies
Dealing with emergencies
Resuscitation
Anaphylactic shock
Minor bleeding including, bruises, grazes and removal of splinters
Serious bleeding and shock
Burns, scalds and electric shock
Choking
Suspected fractures
Head, neck and back injuries
Poisoning
Foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses
Eye injuries
Bites and stings
Effects of extreme heat and cold
Febrile convulsions
Epilepsy
Asthma
Sickle cell
Diabetes

Meningitis and other serious sudden illness.

Paediatric First Aid