Paediatric First Aid Training - 2 Day

This comprehensive first aid course is aimed at individuals who work with young children and has been developed to meet the course program laid down by the National Child Minding Association (NCMA), OFSTED and SureStart to help early years’ workers meet the national standards for registration.

All childminders in England and Wales are required to have a valid Paediatric First Aid qualification preferably upon registration, if not, within six months of receiving their registration certificate.

This course is delivered over 2 days. By the end of the course students will be able to:

  • Understand the role of the first Aider.
  • Understand the need for accident reporting and the contents of the first aid box.
  • Understand what action planning should be in place to deal with emergencies.
  • Carry out the primary assessment & the secondary assessment of the casualty.
  • Perform the recovery position for infants & children.
  • Perform infant and child resuscitation in line with current Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines.
  • Administer first aid promptly and effectively to a casualty who has suffered a head injury.
  • Administer first aid promptly and effectively to a casualty who is bleeding, in shock, or suffered burns.
  • Administer first aid promptly and effectively to a casualty who has suffered injury to bones or soft tissue.
  • Administer first aid promptly and effectively to a casualty who has suffered poisoning, bites or stings.
  • Administer first aid promptly and effectively to a casualty who has eye, nose or ear injury.
  • Administer first aid promptly and effectively for various childhood conditions.
  • Administer first aid promptly and effectively to a casualty who is suffering an asthma attack, diabetic emergency, or seizures.
  • Administer first aid promptly and effectively to a casualty who is suffering an allergic reaction or anaphylactic shock (including the use of the Epi-Pen).
The Paediatric First Aid (2 Day) Course Costs £120 per student + VAT.
Course fee includes:
  • Professional instruction.
  • All required equipment to carry out the course.
  • Full colour manual.
  • Paediatric First Aid Certificate valid for 3 years.

Course Enquiry

Courses are available at our modern training facility in County Durham or at your own premises.