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Paediatric First Aid
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Paediatric First Aid

This course is recommended for childcare professionals by the National Childminding Association and covers all the required First Aid elements to register under the Childcare Approval Scheme. It will teach you how to deal with some of the most common accidents, injuries and illnesses suffered by infants and children up to the age of puberty.

Who it is for:

This course is crucial for anyone who works with infants or young children. Please note unfortunately children / babies are not permitted to attend with parents on this course

What you will learn:

  • Role of the first aiderPaediatric FA
  • Managing an emergency
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Abdominal pain
  • Asthma
  • Bleeding (minor and severe)
  • Bones, muscle and joint injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Choking
  • Croup
  • Fainting
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Head injuries
  • Heat exhaustion
  • Hypothermia
  • Meningitus
  • Poisoning
  • Resuscitation (child and infant)
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Shock
  • Sickle cell anaemia
  • Unresponsive casualty


Delegates are continually assessed on their skills by our experienced St John trainers, in addition to an assessment paper.


All successful delegates will receive a St John Wales certificate, valid for 3 years.

Have you got the supplies your staff may need?

See our range of first aid kits to find one that suits your workplace.


Childrens first aid kit