Emergency paediatric first aid training course - 1
This one-day course focuses on emergency scenarios that may face
those looking after babies and young children.
Who should attend?
This course is for people working with and caring for babies and
What you will learn?
Understand the role and responsibilities of the emergency
paediatric first aider, have the ability to assess an emergency
situation and prioritise your actions. You will also learn how to
help a baby or child who is:
- unresponsive and breathing normally
- unresponsive and not breathing normally
- having a seizure
- suffering from shock
Practical skills are assessed by continuous observation by the
Successful candidates will receive a St John Ambulance
certificate which is valid for three years.
Important additional information
In line with Ofsted Early Years and Childcare Register
requirements, at least one person who has a current
full paediatric first aid certificate must be on
the premises and available at all times when children are present,
and must accompany children on outings. Childminders, and any
assistant who might be in sole charge of the children for any
period of time, must hold a current full
paediatric first aid certificate. Details of the two day
full paediatric first aid course is located here.
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