Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course | Vital Skills for Child Safety

Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course

Welcome to our Emergency Paediatric First Aid course, designed to equip you with essential skills to respond confidently and effectively in emergency situations involving children. This course covers crucial topics such as the role of the Paediatric First Aider, primary survey, choking, resuscitation (CPR, including the safe use of an AED), minor injuries, wounds, bleeding, shock, and the recovery position.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the Role of the Paediatric First Aider
  • Perform a Primary Survey
  • Respond to Choking Incidents
  • Execute Resuscitation (CPR) with AED
  • Manage Minor Injuries
  • Handle Wounds, Bleeding, and Shock
  • Implement the Recovery Position

This course aims to empower you with the knowledge and practical skills needed to be an effective first responder in paediatric emergencies. Your commitment to mastering these objectives will contribute to creating a safer environment for children in your care.

Course Format

The Emergency Paediatric First Aid course will be delivered in an interactive face-to-face classroom environment. This session will include a combination of theoretical presentations, practical demonstrations, group discussions, case studies, and hands-on activities. Experienced instructors will guide participants, allowing ample opportunities to practice skills in a safe learning environment.

Assessment Methods & Certification

Participants will undergo continuous assessment during the course, which includes practical demonstrations and knowledge-based evaluations. Successful completion of the assessments will result in certification. This course is certificated by NUCO Training is valid for 3 years, participants can renew it through further training or recertification. It is best practice to attend an Annual First Aid Refresher each year in between.

Additional Information

Length: The course duration is approximately 7 hours, which includes breaks and a lunch period.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites are required for participants to enrol in this course.

Required Materials: Participants are required to wear appropriate footwear and clothing during the practical sessions.


We offer onsite training, accommodating both large and small organisations. Our experienced trainers can deliver the course at your organisation's premises, ensuring convenience and relevance to your specific care environment.

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For group bookings, please use the “book now” button below. If you prefer personalised assistance, reach out to us via phone or email, and our dedicated team will ensure your training session is tailored to your organisation's requirements and availability. For individual bookings, please check our upcoming courses.

Meeting Your Training Needs

The training offered will change over different periods of the year and in relation to changes in practice, we need to keep this fresh & up to date.