Paediatric Emergency First Aid

About the course

Our one day Paediatric Emergency First Aid course covers a range of medical issues related to children and infants. Professionals working with children must take the full two day Paediatric First Aid course, however this course is ideal for parents, grandparents, nannies or those within Early Years who are working as part of a team with other staff who hold a Full Paediatric First Aid Certificate.

If you live or have contact with children with particular medical conditions please let us know and we will endeavour to tailor the course to meet your needs.  

The course covers the following topics: 

  • Roles and responsibilities of the first aider

  • Assessing an emergency situation

  • Managing unresponsive casualties – infant and children

  • Choking – Infant and children

  • Head Injuries

  • Seizures

  • Burns

  • Bleeding and shock

Anaphylaxis can be added to this course, at no extra charge, by extending the day by 30-40 minutes.

Course assessments

Throughout the course students are assessed in various ways, including:

  • Multiple choice question papers
  • Practical assessments
  • Quizzes 
  • Activity sheets
Millies’ Mark

This course meets all of the requirements for providers to evidence compliance with Millie’s Mark

Millies Mark poster

This course would be ideal for:

  • Parents and grandparents
  • Nannies
  • Early Years staff who are working as part of a team with other staff who hold a Full Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Anyone wanting an in-depth understanding of emergency first aid for children and infants

For those working with children and infants who require a course that meets EYFS/Ofsted requirements, we also offer the 2 day Paediatric First Aid course.

Our Paediatric First Aid course is 6 hours, excluding breaks, over a minimum of one full day. 

Courses usually assemble ready to begin at 9am and finish each day at 5pm with breaks throughout the day. Students must attend the whole course to be able to receive their certificate. 

On successful completion of the course, students are awarded a Paediatric Emergency First Aid certificate which is valid for three years. Annual refresher training is highly recommended.

We offer optional wallet card certificates for this course. Additional charges may apply. 

The cost of this course is £69.99 per person or £699.00 for a group of up to twelve in your workplace. In addition to the trainer and teaching materials, the course price includes:

  • A full colour manual covering all of the topics from the course
  • A training pack to take home and practice your new skills
  • Light refreshments
  • Certificate expiry reminder service
  • Access to a range of online resources