Infant Baby First Aid Courses

Paediatric First Aid Course OFSTED

Northampton paediatric first aid courses

1stAiders paediatric first aid qualification covers the essential practical skills needed to save the life of child or infant during an emergency.

Our 6-hour paediatric first aid course is suitable for Au Pairs, babysitters, carers, Nannies, parents and family who mainly need to acquire the essential practical elements of paediatric first aid.

The paediatric first aid training course is in line with the latest guidance from the Department of Education, Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and meets the requirements of Ofsted for the Voluntary register.

The course is delivered by an highly experienced first aid instructor who has, in addition to teaching, spent ten years as a ambulance first responder and event medic.

We Come to You

Ideal for those who cannot or do not wish to attend a classroom style course with many other candidates. This paediatric first aid course provides an informal and relaxed atmosphere.

The paediatric first aid instructor demonstrates each practical skill, using professional sterile medial anatomically correct manikins. The easy to follow demonstrations allows our learners to follow and practice themselves under supervision and direction.


Who is This Paediatric First Aid Course For?

Because we come you you, our candidates should be in or around Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire,

It is important to understand that his 6 Hour Paediatric First Aid Qualification is at an entry-level and is suitable for everyone who mainly needs to learn the essential, practical elements of paediatric first aid.

It is geared to benefit individuals who may need to assist and intervene where an infant or child is in an emergency. situation These individuals include:

  • Au Pairs
  • Baby-Sitters
  • Family
  • Nannies
  • Parents

Note. In the case of Childminders, Nursery Staff and after school clubs personnel, they must enrol on the Paediatric First Aid (12 Hour) Qualification.

What Can You Expect to Learn From This Paediatric First Aid Course?

Candidates of our Paediatric First Aid Course can expect to learn the three columns that are embedded in all emergency first aid; the three ‘Ps’:

Preserve life

Prevent conditions worsening

Promote recovery.

The thee ‘Ps’ principle is accomplished through instructor demonstrations, and candiate undertaking practical tasks under assessment.

Paediatric First Aid candidates will learn:

  • How to check for signs of breathing
  • How to deal with choking
  • How to deal with fits and seizures
  • How to Assess injuries
  • How to place the infant in the recovery position
  • How to conduct CPR on an infant
  • How to deal with major bleeding
  • How to deal with shock
  • How to treat bites and stings
  • How to treat minor injuries & burns


    During the paediatric first aid course, the above list naturally expands and the topics flow into other areas of first aid, so much more is covered by natural progression.

    These are typically:
  • anaphylactic shock
  • electric shock
  • head, neck or back injuries
  • diabetic emergency
  • asthma attack
  • allergic reaction 

What are the Outcomes of this Paediatric First Aid Course?

On completion of the Paediatric First Aid Course our candidates will be awarded a Paediatric First Aid (6 Hour) certificate in PDF format via email. It is valid for three years.

The most important aspect of this paediatric first aid course is that our
candidates will gain the confidence to treat a child/infant who is injured, unconscious, non-breathing or choking.

How are Paediatric First Aid Candidates Assessed in the 6-hour course?

The Paediatric first aid certification is totally dependent on successful dynamic continuous assessment during the course.

There is no final examination.

Only those delegates who have successfully completed the course will be deemed to have reached the required standard, then they will be awarded the 1stAiders Paediatric First Aid certificate valid for three years, after which time they will need to renew their certification.

Tel: 033 333 92223

Email: mail@1stAiders.co.uk

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