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Max Persons: 12    

Duration: 12 hours

Course Summary:
This two day, 12 hour Paediatric First Aid course qualifies you to provide first aid cover for children and infants who are ill or injured. The course is designed to provide essential paediatric life saving skills and paediatric incident management.  Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical and the course is assessed by continual observation of candidate performance.

Who should attend?
The course meets the requirements set out by OFSTED and the EYFS and aims to build your confidence and competence to deal with incidents you may come across in your home or workplace. The qualification will benefit all who work in the early years environment and with pre-puberty


Paediatric First Aid


Topics include


  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.
  • Assessing an emergency situation safely.
  • The unresponsive child.
  • Choking.
  • Bleeding.
  • Shock.
  • Minor injuries including bites and stings.
  • Injuries to bones, muscles and joints.
  • Head Injuries.
  • Spinal injuries.
  • Eye, ears and nose injuries.
  • Recognising and managing the unwell child.
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who is experiencing.
  • Burns, scalds and electric shocks.
  • Poisons.
  • Anaphylaxis.


This course is regulated by Ofqual. Successful candidates will be awarded the ITC First certificate in Paediatric First Aid, valid for 3 years.


Decisive First Aid is an approved training centre with ITC First.


Duration: 12 hours
Group size: Maximum of 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor
Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessment
Pre-requisite: None


£200 per person
inclusive of VAT and certification.

Book April 6th, 9th, Hitchin


£840 per group
inclusive of VAT and certification.


Feedback from Previous Attendees


  • I particularly liked how the training linked to our own work environment. Very Interesting and easy to follow.
  • Andrew explained everything clearly and made the whole course interesting throughout.
  • I liked the scenarios.
  • I particularly liked the hands on training
  • Really good course.
  • Very informative. I feel I am prepared as I can be for if such a situation should arise. Fantastic Training.
  • Feel confident that if ever needed to put into practice/real incident, I would be happy to do so.
  • Good course, easy to follow.
  • The bespoke nature of the course and the overall delivery.
  • I particularly liked the experience of the trainer and relating to real life situations.
  • Great course, good use of slides and practical exercises.
  • I particularly liked the friendly relaxed attitude.
  • It was interactive with real life examples.
  • I loved the practical method and I love learning more about helping people.
  • I learned new things I am confident will come in handy one day and hopefully be able to help someone should the situation present itself.
  • Really happy with the content we covered.
  • A very good day, enjoyable and informative.

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