Emergency Paediatric First Aid One-Day Course

This one-day Emergency Paediatric First Aid course has been designed for those who have an interest in child and infant Basic Life Support, including parents, guardians, family members, teachers, and those working in an early years setting.


This one-day level 3 first aid course is designed for those who have an interest in child and baby Basic Life Support governed by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) or OFSTED, and covers all that is needed for someone to provide emergency first aid support in a workplace (or domestic) setting until professional help arrives.

On this course you will learn

  • The importance of managing an emergency incident effectively
  • How to recognise life-threatening injuries
  • How to contact the emergency services
  • How to provide emergency aid until professional help arrives
  • How to deal with minor injuries
  • Responsibilities of an emergency paediatric first aider in a workplace setting

Programme & topics covered

The course is run over seven hours, including lunch and tea breaks.

Session 1

  • Role of the paediatric first aider
  • Communication & casualty care
  • Incident management
    First aid kits
  • Primary survey (child/baby)

Session 2

  • Unresponsive child/baby
  • Secondary survey
  • Seizures & infantile convulsions
  • Allergic reactions
  • Choking (child/baby)

Session 3

  • Child/baby resuscitation
  • Defibrillation

Session 4

  • Bleeding (minor & major)
  • Shock

Course Venues

Courses are held at The Safety Centre in Milton Keynes, at Kent’s Hill Conference Centre in Milton Keynes, or at your own business premises for larger groups. To find out more about the venue, and facilities available, please have a look at our venues page.

For Courses held at the Kent’s Hill Conference Centre, the course fee also includes use of Kents Hill Park’s Nuffield Health run Sports and Leisure Complex on the days of the course: just let the receptionist at Swallow House know that you would like to use the complex.

Book this course

This course is offered alongside our full range of courses .