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12 Hour Paediatric First Aid

A 12 Hour Paediatric first aid course with child CPR training is perfect if you wish to provide first aid in early years settings, such as child minders, school teachers and people working with children. NDA covers everything you need to know so you can gain the paediatric first aid certificate. The course meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as published by Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF).

CPR practitioner looking for signs of life over an infant dummy

Our high-quality paediatric first aid courses will help you:

  • get your national paediatric first aid certificate, valid for three years
    meet Ofsted’s requirements for providing first aid for infants and young children
  • comply with an Ofsted inspection
  • confidently deal with common paediatric first aid emergencies
  • On our paediatric first aid course, you’ll learn about infant and child first aid , how to use a first aid box, how to carry out emergency resuscitation (including child CPR), how to deal with common childhood emergencies (e.g. choking, asthma, epilepsy, injuries) and much more.
    Whether you already know a little first aid and wish to build on your basic first aid knowledge or you’re a complete beginner, you’re sure to benefit from our paediatric first aid course programme.

The Course duration:

12 Hours (Excluding breaks)

Certificate Validity:

Upon successful completion certification is valid for three years.

Maximum number of trainees:

12 (More can be accommodated by bringing in another trainer)

Assessment and Certification:

First aid guide books, Continuous assessment by trainer

Course content includes:

  • Appropriate contents of a first aid box
  • Recording accidents and incidents
  • Planning for first aid emergencies
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • Unconscious casualty and seizures
  • Resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Electric shock
  • Bleeding
  • Burns and scalds
  • Choking
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Head, neck and back injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses
  • Eye injuries
  • Bites and stings
  • Effects of extreme heat and cold
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Chronic medical conditions, including epilepsy, asthma, sickle cell anaemia, diabetes
  • Meningitis and other serious sudden illnesses
  • The training is designed to be appropriate to the age of the children being cared

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