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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DG Training accepts ITA funding for many of THEIR COURSES AND TRAINING PACKAGES

What are Individual Training Accounts (ITAs)?

A Skills Development Scotland Individual Training Account (ITA) is money for you to put towards the costs of employability-focussed learning or training.

What can they be used for?

Eligible applicants could receive up to £200 towards a single training course. There are loads of course geared towards helping you get a job or progress in your career. Many of DG Training’s Courses and Training Packages are approved for ITA funding.

Who are They For?

You could be eligible for an ITA if you are:

  • Aged 16 or over
  • Living in Scotland
  • Currently in, or actively seeking work
  • Not undertaking training through the Employability Fund
  • Not undertaking a Foundation, Modern or Graduate Level Apprenticeship
  • Not participating in the Community Jobs Scotland programme
  • In receipt of an income of £22,000 per year or less, or are on certain benefits

How to apply for an ITA with DG Training

  1. Click on the link
  2. Browse through our approved courses and packages to find one that is right for you
  3. Click on the Apply for Funding button
  4. Complete the online application form
  5. We will contact you with further details



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.