Paediatric First Aid


Nationally recognised two-day paediatric first aid course

Who should attend?

This course meets the requirements of the Early Years foundation stage statutory framework and is designed for people working with younger children – those up to eight years old – or working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

What you will learn?

The course focuses on emergency scenarios that are faced by professionals, including teachers, au pairs and playgroup leaders, looking after young children.
It meets the Ofsted requirements for registered child-minders and the requirements for nannies under the DfES Approved Carers Scheme. It can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

Course Content

  • First aid kit
  • Action planning
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation
  • Choking
  • Asthma and diabetic emergencies
  • Head injuries
  • Seizures
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Sprains, strains and fractures
  • Poisoning, bites and stings
  • Foreign objects
  • Childhood conditions (e.g. measles, meningitis, croup)
  • Venue

Train2Protect currently provides a range of First Aid courses including: First aid at Work, First aid at Work Refresher, Emergency First Aid at Work, Paediatric First Aid, Automated External Defibrillation (AED), Family First Aid and First Aid Awareness in Rochester, Medway, Kent, London, Essex and throughout the South East.

If you are a School, Nursery, Parent group or other venue and would like training within the UK or internationally for a number of staff, we can run a course on your premises, at a date and time convenient to you, for more details please contact us.


Assessment and certification is via continuous assessment throughout the course by the trainer.

Certification: On successful completion delegates will receive a Paediatric First Aid certificate.

Approval: Train2Protects 2 day paediatric course is approved for delivery by Medway Council.