About Basic Paediatric First Aid
This course teaches learners what the responsibilities of a Paediatric First Aider are and how they should manage should an emergency happen. They will learn to deal with; shock, bleeding, burns, scalds and more – this includes knowing what the recovery position is and how to do it correctly.
How long will this course take?
This course is 6 hours and spread across 1 day.
Who needs this training?
This paediatric course is suitable for nannies, au pairs, parents, or anyone looking to work in a childcare environment.
What are the main points covered?
Understand regulations and your priorities, learn how to tackle emergencies including shock, bleeding, burns and scalds and more.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Basic Paediatric First Aid Outline
- Introduction and explanation.
- First aid health and safety regulations and priorities.
- How to deal with first aid emergencies.
- Responding appropriately to Shock, bleeding, burns and scalds.
- How to deal with fractures, anaphylaxis, and eye and ear injuries.
- Understanding of childhood illnesses, including meningitis and seizures.
- Combination of practical and theory sessions.
Basic Paediatric First Aid FAQs
What is paediatric first aid training?
Paediatric first aid is the treatment of infants and children up to puberty. The course is mandatory for all early years providers and meets Ofsted requirements.
Who should attend this training?
The basis paediatric first aid course is suitable for anyone who works or lives in a setting where children are present. This includes parents, carers, teachers and classroom assistants, school administration and support staff, after-school club workers, childminders, nannies and au-pairs.
What will I learn in this course?
Delegates will learn how to deal with basic first aid emergencies ranging from choking, bleeding, burns, fractures, bites and stings, to illnesses such as meningitis and seizures.
Will the course teach me how to resuscitate a child?
The basics of the course look at child CPR and resuscitation. However those that are looking to become a qualified paediatric first aider should also think about attending the Emergency Paediatric First Aid training course.