Paediatric First Aid (2 day)

Due to other training demands I am very sorry but at the moment I am unable to offer this course


This course has been developed for those working with children and babies, often attendees would be teachers, child minders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel, au pairs and staff responsible for youth organisations such as guides and scouts.

It meets the Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and the requirements for nannies under the DfES Approved Carers Scheme. It can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.


The course is delivered over 2 days / 12 hours. ( 2 x 6 hours)

It can be delivered over 2 consecutive days (preferred) or over 2 separate days to suit the needs of the client.

Course content

  • Regulations, responsibilities and reporting
  • The First Aid kit
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unconscious casualty who is not breathing
  • Resuscitation / CPR
  • Dealing with an unconscious casualty who is breathing
  • Choking
  • Asthma, diabetic & sickle cell anaemia emergencies
  • Febrile Convulsions and Seizures
  • Heart attacks
  • Bleeding and Shock
  • Anaphylactic shock, bites and stings
  • Foreign objects (Eyes, ears & noses)
  • Eye injuries
  • Fractures & dislocations
  • Heat stroke, heat exhaustion and hypothermia
  • Meningitis
  • Fainting
  • Burns & Scalds
  • Electric Shock
  • Poisoning

Assessment and Certification

Candidates will be assessed by ongoing practical assessment throughout the course by the tutor.

As well as the practical assessment, candidates will be required to complete a 15 question multi choice examination paper, candidates must achieve 10 correct answers.

A Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid certificate which is valid for three years will be awarded to all candidates who have met the practical assessment criteria and also achieved a minimum of 10 correct answers in the multi choice examination

It is recommended that candidates attend an annual 3 hour refresher programme, although not mandatory


A maximum of 12 people can be accommodated on this course and candidates must be aged 16 years or over.


Courses can be arranged at your premises subject to a pre-course assessment of the facilities or at a local off site venue.


£79 per person. Please call to discus group bookings.

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