Paediatric First Aid Training

This twelve hour Ofsted and EYFS prescribed paediatric first aid training course is recognised as the requirement for persons who work alongside children in any capacity.


Course Content

Providing emergency first aid at work:

  • understanding the role of a Paediatric First Aider;
  • defining an infant and child for the purposes of first aid treatment;
  • understanding the importance of preventing cross-infection;
  • recognising the need to record incidents and actions;
  • referring to the use of available equipment;
  • assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly, effectively in an emergency;
  • administering first aid to an infant/child who is unconscious;
  • administering first aid to an infant/child who is having a seizure;
  • administering cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR);
  • differentiating between a mild and severe airway obstruction;
  • administering first aid to an infant/child who is choking;
  • recognising different types of wounds;
  • understanding the types, severity and effects of bleeding on an infant/child;
  • administering first aid to an infant/child who is wounded and bleeding;
  • demonstrating application of a support and elevation sling;
  • administering first aid to an infant/child who is suffering from shock;
  • providing appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, small splinters).

Recognising the presence of, severity of and demonstrating the correct first aid management of:

  • common types of fractures (including suspected spinal injuries);
  • dislocations;
  • head injuries including concussion, skull fracture, cerebral compression);
  • chest injuries;
  • eyes, ears and nose foreign bodies;
  • eye injuries;
  • sudden illnesses (including anaphylactic shock, meningitis, febrile convulsions);
  • effects of heat and cold;
  • burns and scalds;
  • bites, sting and poisoning.

TQUK (Training Qualifications UK) (RQF) course specification


Course Costs:

  • £90 per person
  • £800 per group (12 maximum)

Call us FREE on 0800 98 87 321 to discuss your Paediatric CPR training courses. We have discounted course packages available to nurseries and childminders