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Paediatric First Aid

6 Hour Course

The Emergency Paediatric First Aid (6 Hour) course is an accredited course, based on OFSTED guidelines, that covers the practical skills required to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations that arise when looking after infants and children. 


It’s designed for people who commonly work with children such as Nannies and Au Pairs, but is also useful for anyone in regular contact with children such as parents, grandparents and other caregivers.    

We are able to deliver this course in-house at your place of work as one full day of learning.  We also offer this course as an open course.


Who is this course suitable for?

This is an entry-level course suitable for those aged 16 and over.  It will benefit anyone who may need to help an infant or child during an emergency, including:

  • Nannies

  • Au Pairs

  • Baby Sitters

  • Parents, Grandparents and other Caregivers

Nursery school workers, Pre-school workers, Primary school teachers and Childminders should enrol on the

Paediatric First Aid (12 Hour) course.

What does this course include?

  • Checking for signs of breathing

  • Injury Assessment

  • Unconscious Infant/Child

  • Recovery Position

  • Infant and Child Resuscitation (CPR)

  • How to use a Defibrillator

  • Choking Infant and Child

  • Major bleeding and shock 

  • Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis

What will you get out of this course?

A nationally-recognised 3 year qualification for Emergency Paediatric First Aid (6 Hour). This is valid for three years and can be used towards the Voluntary Ofsted Childcare Register.

Onsite Courses

Contact us for your

bespoke price.

6 hours of in-person learning

Training at your location

Valid for 3 years

Certification included

4 -12 attendees

Public Courses

£110 per person

6 hours of in-person learning

At our venue in Hertfordshire

Valid for 3 years

Certification included

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