What will I learn?

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the
paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the necessary skills to
administer safe and effective treatment when dealing with a range of
paediatric first aid situations.

The course covers

* The roles and responsibilities of apaediatric first aider
* Assessing an emergency situation
* Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child
* Recovery Position
* CPR and AED
* Choking
* Head, neck and back injuries
* Fractures
* Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions
* Meningitis
* Asthma
* Febrile Convulsions
* Seizures
* Diabetic Emergencies
* Poisoning
* Burns and scalds
* Electric Shock
* External Bleeding
* Hypovolaemic Shock
* Eye, ear and nose conditions
* Bites and stings
* Minor Injuries
* Treatment for hot and cold body temperatures

Please note that delegates will need to bring a copy of Paediatric First Aid Made Easy – Nigel Barraclough (ISBN 0955229421) to the course. This is available online or from all good booksellers.

Where will it lead me?

A Paediatric First Aid Certificate, valid for three years will be posted to delegates at the end of the course

Entry Requirements

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework requires
all early years providers in England to have at least one person who has
a current and full paediatric first aid certificate on the premises and
available at all times when children are present.

It is also suitable for registered childminders and anyone who has a non-professional involvement with infants and children, such as parents, grandparents and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

Fee Details

Fee on Enquiry please contact Business@sparsholt.ac.uk or Tel. 0845 850 0916



Level of Study:



  • - (Flexible)
  • - (Flexible)




Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF


09:00 - 16:30