Paediatric First Aid


Course Information

The Paediatric First Aid in Nottingham course focuses on emergency scenarios that are faced by professionals, including teachers, au pairs and playgroup leaders, looking after babies and young children up to the age of puberty.

It meets Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and the requirements for nannies under the Approved Carers Scheme. It can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

The Paediatric First Aid Training Course can be held at our bespoke training centre or your premises.


What does the Course Cover?

  • Assess and prioritise a first aid incident
  • Deal with an unconscious child or baby
  • Control bleeding and manage shock
  • Manage choking
  • Incident reporting
  • Treat burns and scalds
  • Deal with asthma and hyperventilation


  • Deal with head injuries, seizures and febrile convulsions
  • Recognise and deal with fractures to upper and lower body
  • Managing neck and spinal injuries
  • Deal with poisoning including anaphylactic shock
  • Recognise and deal with a range of common injuries and illnesses until the arrival of the emergency services including: Foreign bodies, poisoning, electric shock, hypoglycaemia, sprains and strains, conjunctivitis, sickle cell anaemia, aches and pains, diarrhoea and vomiting, meningitis, chicken pox, measles, German measles, mumps.