Paediatric First Aid Course

Overview: The course covers paediatric first-aid emergencies including how to recognise a baby or child’s injury or illness and how to provide care and treatment before the arrival of an ambulance. The course has been specifically tailored to suit those who are frequently around children including parents, childminders, pre-school workers, or Montessori teachers, etc. 

What you’ll learn: You will come out of our course with the knowledge and confidence to deliver potentially life-saving assistance. We will cover these topics:

  • CPR Child (Full)
  • Infant CPR (Full)
  • Child Choking
  • Infant Choking
  • AED Use & Discussion
  • Head injuries
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Medication Administration & Management

How it’s delivered: The course is led by one of our Expert First-Aid Instructors who will use a variety of videos, demonstrations, and presentations throughout the course. The course is delivered in English.

Duration: This is a 1-day course.

Assessment: Students will be assessed on their CPR, two first aid scenarios, and a short-question test. Students will be graded according to the score they achieve. To pass the course, students must achieve a score of at least 50%. Students must individually pass each individual assessment in order to gain an overall pass on the course.

Certification: Upon successful completion of the course students will be presented with a certificate valid for three years. After the three-year certification period, students are required to undertake the course again to maintain the qualification.

Prerequisites: There are currently no prerequisites for this course. Students should be physically well enough to carry out chest compression on a manikin while kneeling.