Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course


This emergency paediatric first aid course is aimed at individuals wishing to gain the knowledge and skills required to enable them to provide effective emergency first aid to young people. It is intended for learners who care for children in a professional setting such as pre-school or nursery staff, toddler group volunteers, childminders and nannies, au pairs and foster parents, or anyone who may have to deliver first aid to babies or children.

The course is highly-interactive and gives delegates the hands-on experience to successfully deliver emergency first aid in a real-life situation.

Learners must be physically able to carry out the practical elements of the course.

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Guided Learning Hours

A minimum of 6 guided learning hours are required for this course.

Form of Assessment

The assessment for this course comprises of two parts; a practical assessment and a multiple-choice examination. On successful completion of this course, you will receive an Emergency Paediatric First Aid certificate which will last for three years.


  • Role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Assessing an emergency situation safely
  • Provide first aid for a casualty who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Provide first aid for a casualty who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Choking
  • External bleeding
  • Shock
  • Bites, stings and minor injuries
In addition to this course we also offer a paediatric first aid refresher course and a number of general first aid courses.