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Paediatric First Aid Course

This two day first aid course is suitable for Ofsted and is ideal for schools and childminders.

Course Format

The paediatric first aid courses are run over a 12 hour period using a modular system with each module being approximately 50 minutes – 1 hour in length. Each student will receive a free first aid booklet. Our new basic life support for children video is shown at each course.

This Paediatric First Aid course is suitable for child minders, child cares, nursery nurses, nannies and pre school teachers. This paediatric first aid course for childcarers can be run on an in house basis in Nurseries, preschools, playgroups etc and is an ideal qualification for those wishing to comply with the guidelines issued by Ofsted. An Early Years Paediatric first aid certificate (or Emergency Paediatric First Aid certificate for those attending day one only) is issued. This course complies with the Statutory Framework for the Early years Foundation Stage document. For up to date prices of in house Paediatric child care first aid training please contact the office on 01234 356980

Day 1 of a 2-day Paediatric FA  and/or Emergency Paediatric First Aid (6 Hours):

Module 1 - Introduction and paediatric first aid course Aims. Base Plan emergency action and care of the casualty, including recovery position. Dealing with seizures

Module 2 - The Circulatory System and Resuscitation. Defibrillation.

Module 3 - The disorders of Respiration – Choking

Module 4 - Wounds, Bleeding and Shock. Dressings Hygiene and infection control, Treatment of shock

Module 5 - First Aid treatment for minor injuries, including; bites stings, grazes bumps and bruises, nose bleeds and small splinters.

Module 6 - First aid Kits, Completion of Paperwork. Accident / Incident book. Medication Confidentiality

Day 2 of a 2-day Paediatric FA (6 Hours):

Module 7 - Head Injuries. Including Moving a casualty with a suspected neck or spine injury.

Module 8 - Recognition and treatment of Diabetes, Asthma, Allergic reactions, Meningitis and febrile convulsions.

Module 9 - Recognition and Treatment of Fractures, Dislocations, Strains and Sprains

Module 10 - Burns and Scalds, Electric Shock

Module 11 - Dealing with Poisoning.

Module 12 - Foreign Objects, treating extremes of Heat and Cold.


This two-day paediatric first aid course fulfils the requirement of Ofsted.

To book a place on one of our public first aid courses click here.

Paediatric First Aid Training courses take place at our public venues OR can be arranged on your own premises. Please contact the office for more information. 01234 356980 

Related Documents

Paediatric First Aid Syllabus Printable


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