Paediatric First Aid – 2 Day

This two-day course is designed for anyone who is responsible for the welfare of children, including nannies, teachers, youth workers, leisure staff and parents.

Onsite special course rate for groups of 10 – 12 people

This course meets the first aid requirements of Ofsted for the Early Years Foundation Stage standards, the National Child-minding Association and the Pre-School Learning Alliance.

What will you learn?

Once you have completed the course, you will be able to:

  • Plan for first aid emergencies
  • Deal with emergencies
  • Perform resuscitation
  • Recognise and deal with shock
  • Recognise and respond appropriately to anaphylactic shock
  • Recognise and respond appropriately to electric shock
  • Recognise and respond appropriately to bleeding
  • Respond appropriately to burns and scalds
  • Respond appropriately to choking
  • Respond appropriately to suspected fractures
  • Respond appropriately to head, neck and back injuries
  • Recognise and respond appropriately to cases of poisoning
  • Respond appropriately to foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses
  • Respond appropriately to eye injuries
  • Respond appropriately to bites and stings
  • Respond appropriately to effects of extreme heat and cold
  • Respond appropriately to febrile convulsions
  • Recognise and respond appropriately to the emergency needs of chronic medical conditions including: epilepsy, asthma, sickle cell, and diabetes
  • Recognise and respond appropriately to serious sudden illness

Course Duration

12 Hours. The course can be taken over two or more days, but must be completed within ten weeks of the course start date.


Upon completion of the course we will issue you with a certificate from Paramedical.

The certificate is valid for 3 years and can be renewed 12 weeks prior to the renewal date, and up to 4 weeks after. The original certification date will be retained if renewed during this period.