Paediatric First Aid

Part Time

This is a 12 hour Paediatric First Aid Training Course in line with the requirements of Ofsted, NCMA, Surestart and EYFS. The certificate you receive is valid for three years.

Please note that to obtain your Paediatric First Aid qualification you must attend every week. 

What will the course enable me to achieve?

This qualification is a stand alone qualification.

You will be able to:

Understand planning and dealing with first aid emergencies

Learn resuscitation procedures for adult, child and baby

Recognise and respond to shock and bleeding

Respond to scalds, burn, choking, fractures, head , neck and back injuries, poisoning, foreign bodies and injuries to eyes, ears and nose, bites and stings, extreme heat and cold, febrile convulsions

Recognise and respond to emergency needs of children with chronic medical conditions, recognise and respond to meningitis and other serious illnesses.

How will I be taught?

The instructor will use practical and theoretical methods during the course.

How will I be assessed?

Some elements of the qualification must be assessed by observing the learner carrying out a practical demonstration of competencies on infant and child manikins, such as CPR, dealing with severe choking and recovery positions.  Other elements are knowledge based and do not have to be observed practically.

Where to go when you get here

When you arrive for your first class please come to the main College Reception where our staff will be able to direct you to your room.


Please park in Whites Road, SO19 7NS. If you do need to park outside we thank you for your courtesy to our neighbours.  To park on-site if you are attending a daytime course you will need to apply for a permit from Student Services.


Refreshments are available from the college centre.

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