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Paediatric First-Aid

This course has been developed especially for individuals working with children and babies, follows the Ofsted/Early Years Foundation Stage syllabus. The Paediatric First-Aid Level 3 qualification is accredited by Qualsafe Awards, an Ofqal regulated awarding organisation.

This First-Aid course be of particular interest to Teachers, Childminders, Crèche Assistants, Playgroup Personnel and anyone responsible for youth organisation.

It is ideal for individuals who are responsible for children and/or babies, and wish to gain knowledge of emergency procedures and attain a recognised  qualification in Paediatric First-Aid. In addition to the one day course, many more of childhood illness and conditions are covered.  


A minimum of 12 hours consisting of practical and theory work.  Ideally this
course should run over 2 consecutive days, but we have the
flexibility to accommodate your specific needs, if you do so require.


A wide range of subjects is covered including: 

  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting   
  • Assessment of the emergency situation                                       
  • Head injuries         
  • Dealing with an unconscious casualty                      
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)                                                           
  • Heart attacks
  • Choking                                                                   
  • Poisoning                                                 
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Control of bleeding                                                                                                                        
  • Bites & Stings
  • Bandaging                                                               
  • Burns                                                                       
  • Fractures                                
  • Shock                                                                      
  • Infantile Convulsions
  • Meningitis

Emergency Aid - Paediatric

This course offers a basic introduction to first aid training for people who have contact mainly with children such as young mothers and is suitable for those not requiring a work based certification /qualification, it is aimed at giving attendees the confidence to tackle a wide range of emergency situations without being confused by convoluted methods and technical jargon.

Course Duration

One day 6 hour course.

Course Content

  • Management of the unconscious casualty
  • Management of a non breathing casualty
  • Treatment of a casualty who is bleeding
  • An overview of Burns/Poisons/Convulsions
  • Open Forum on requested topics
  • Contents of First-Aid kits
  • Basic record keeping



On completion of the course, candidates will receive a certificate of attendance in Emergency First-Aid for babies and Children, Valid for 3 years.

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