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Paediatric First Aid




This paediatric course is ideal for people working in childcare professions including teachers, child-minders, au pairs, nannies and sports/leisure staff working with young children from 0 - 8 years of age; supporting the welfare of the children they are looking after and are responsible for. Learning First Aid can make a difference in saving someone’s life, where effective measures can be taken before emergency medical help arrives. This course meets the requirements of the Early Years foundation stage statutory framework. Learners on this course can proceed on to an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

This scheme is also useful for people in all professions and walks of life who may want to learn the basics of first aid so they can help protect their loved ones if accidents occur.

Course Outline

This course covers information on how to deal with several types of emergencies involving young children as well as adults, learners will practice first aid techniques in a practical setting.

·         First Aid Kit. (requirements)


·        Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.(CPR) techniques


·         Anaphylaxis. (or anaphylactic shock)


·         Burns and Scalds.


·         Bleeding.


·         Choking.


·         Drowning.


·         Asthma and diabetic emergencies.


·         Heart attacks and Strokes.


·         Sprains, strains and fractures.


·         Poisoning, bites and stings.


·         Foreign objects.


·         Head injuries.


·         Childhood conditions. (measles, chickenpox, meningitis, croup)


·         Adult First Aid.

Course Duration
eTraining’s paediatric course is run over the span of five days, for more details please do not hesitate to Contact Us

Assessment / Certification
Learners will receive an Edexcel Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid


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