2 Day Paediatric Course

This course has been developed for those who are working with children and babies.  It will be of particular interest to Teachers, Childminders, Creche Assistants, Playgroup personnel and anyone responsible for youth organisations.  It is ideal for individuals who are responsible for children and/or babies, who wish to gain knowledge of emergency procedures and attain a recognised qualification in First Aid.  In addition to that of the one day course, many other childhood conditions and illnesses are included.

This course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and OFSTED.

Duration: A 12 hour course consisting of theory and practical work.

A range of subjects is covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Fainting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Head injuries
  • Choking
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Diabetes
  • Fractures
  • Infantile convulsions
  • Foreign bodies
  • Meningitis
  • Control of bleeding and shock
  • Anaphylaxia
  • Burns
  • Bites and stings
  • Epilepsy
  • Poisons
  • Eye injuries
  • Heat and cold
  • Asthma
  • Sickle cell anaemia
  • Electrical injuries


Certification: Although there is no formal assessment, the trainer will assess each individual, ongoing throughout the course.  This qualification is valid for 3 years.

Numbers: A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and must be aged a minimum of 14 years or above.

Location: We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises or we can source a suitable location if necessary.


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