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Code: CPD/20/162 Paediatric First Aid

Target Audience

Early Years practitioners

Course Outline

This two-day course focuses on the emergency scenarios that face professionals looking after young children and infants, including teachers, playgroupleaders, childcareproviders, nannies and childminders. It meets the standards required by Ofsted.


Course Content 

• The role of the first aider

• Managing an emergency

• Communication and casualty care

• Allergic reaction

• Asthma and diabetic emergencies

• Bleeding 

• Bone,muscle and joint injuries

• Burns

• Meningitis and Sicklecell

• Choking 

• Eye injuries

• Foreign objects

• Head injuries

• Heat and cold extreme

• Poisoning,bites and stings 

• Resuscitation-child and infant

• Seizures 

• Spinal injuries

• Treatment of an unconscious casualty



Written and practical assessment and continuous observation by the trainer.


Successful candidates receive a St John Ambulance certificate, valid for three years.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 July 2020 09:00 - 17:00 St John Ambulance Map
2 11 July 2020 09:00 - 17:00 St John Ambulance Map