Paediatric First Aid

£120        REQUEST A COURSE

Course attendees
The Paediatric First Aid course is run over two days and is for those who look after young children & infants, including; professional child care providers such as  nursery carers, before & after school clubs & childminders & carers of children at home, including nannies & Au Pairs.

If you don't need a full 2 day course for work reasons, but would like to learn first aid for babies & children, please see our one day Care for Children course, which is aimed at new & expectant parents, grandparents, families & those who interact socially with groups of children.

Course price & booking
The standard First Aid at Work course costs £120. However, we give BULK BOOKING DISCOUNTS as follows:
5% for 2-3 attendees,      10% for 4-6 attendees,        15% for 7-9 attendees,       20% for 10-12 attendees.
These discounts are applied automatically at the cart page.

We give up to a further 10% discount for bookings at your own location (a minimum of 4 attendees is required and this discount depends on your exact location), this is in ADDITION to the above bulk booking discounts. Please see our Locations page, or REQUEST A COURSE for more information.

Successful candidates receive a Paediatric First Aid certificate, which is valid for three years. Assessment is by continuous observation during discussions & practical training - therefore candidates must attend & be active in all sessions.

The subjects covered on the course, to help infants & children are as as follows:

Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency, & give first aid in an appropriate & responsible manner;
Understanding the importance of S.A.R.A.H. legislation ;
Actions when a casualty does not want help;
The importance & ways to prevent cross infection;

Administer first aid to a casualty who is;
Unconscious & breathing;
Understanding fainting;
Give appropriate & effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation for infants & children;
Automatic External Defibrillation training;
Give first aid to a casualty who is badly bleeding;
Give first aid to a casualty who has a spine or neck injury;
Assist a child who is suffering a seizure;
Give first aid to a casualty who is choking;
Give first aid to a casualty who has a head injury;
Give first aid to a casualty who has an eye injury;
Give first aid to a casualty who has an object in their ear or nose;

Give first aid for minor injuries (cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds), use appropriate bandaging techniques;
Make an illness assessment of a child;
Aiding a casualty who has swallowed a poison;
Aiding a casualty who has a bite or sting reaction;
Understanding the symptoms & aiding a person with Meningitis;
Understanding the symptoms & aiding a person with Sickle cell disease.