Who should attend?

This course is designed to give participants who have no previous experience of first aid with children, the required skills and knowledge to deal with a first aid or medical emergency at home or in a childcare setting

Course duration

One day

Topics Covered

Allergic reaction


Bites and stings

Bone, joint and muscle injuries

Burns and scalds

Child and baby resuscitation (CPR)

Childhood conditions

Choking baby

Choking child

Communication and casualty care

Eye injuries

Foreign objects

Head injuries

Heat and cold extremes

Low blood sugar

Managing an emergency


Minor and severe bleeding

Poisons and what to do if someone has been poisoned

Role of the first aider (including knowledge of health and safety regulations)



Spinal injuries

Unresponsive baby

Unresponsive child