Paediatric First Aid

Paediatric First Aid

Paediatric first aid
This course is tailored for individuals, especially those working in childcare settings, equipping them with vital first aid skills and certification to ensure the safety and well-being of children.

Course Overview:

Course Duration:

6 Hours Online Learning

6 Hours Practical Session

Cost: £120

Delivery : Online training followed by practical session

FAIB First Aid Industry Body

Our blended e-learning course seamlessly combines 6 hours of online training with an interactive 6-hour face-to-face session. This comprehensive programme surpasses Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981 standards, delivering up-to-date first aid training. You can choose your preferred learning environment, whether it’s in the comfort of your own home or at a location of your choice. Through this course, participants acquire essential skills to effectively manage first aid situations and meet Paediatric First Aid (PFA) requirements in childcare establishments, enhancing their first aid proficiency.

Paediatric First Aid: A comprehensive introduction to providing first aid specifically tailored for infants and children.


Scene Assessment: Learn how to assess the situation and ensure safety before administering first aid.


The Role of the First Aider: Understand your responsibilities and duties as a first aider in a childcare or early years setting.


Primary Survey: Master the essential steps in evaluating and responding to emergencies effectively.


The Unconscious Breathing Casualty: Gain the knowledge and skills to assist an unconscious individual who is still breathing.


The Non-Breathing Unconscious Casualty: Learn how to respond to an unconscious person who is not breathing and administer CPR, including techniques for infants and children.


CPR (Including Infant and Child): Acquire the life-saving skills of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for both infants and children.


Use of AED: Understand and confidently use Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in emergency situations.


Secondary Survey: Learn how to conduct a comprehensive assessment of an injured or ill child.


Choking (Including Infant and Child): Master techniques to help a choking infant or child, ensuring their airway remains clear.


Seizures and Febrile Convulsions: Gain knowledge about managing seizures and febrile convulsions in children.


Asthma and Croup: Learn to recognise and respond to respiratory conditions like asthma and croup.


Anaphylaxis: Understand severe allergic reactions and how to administer life-saving epinephrine.


Shock: Recognise and provide first aid for various types of shock.


Wounds and Bleeding: Learn wound care and how to control bleeding effectively.


Poisoning: Understand the signs of poisoning and how to respond appropriately.


Burns: Gain expertise in providing first aid for burns, including different burn types and their treatment.


Serious Injuries: Learn how to respond to fractures, dislocations, and other serious injuries.


Sprains and Strains: Understand the difference between sprains and strains and how to provide appropriate care.


Head Injury: Learn how to assess and manage head injuries in children.


Sickle Cell and Meningitis: Gain knowledge about these specific health conditions and how to respond in childcare settings.


Diabetes: Understand the basics of diabetes management for children.


Heat and Cold Related Injury: Learn to recognize and provide first aid for injuries related to extreme temperatures.


Illness in the Childcare Setting: Understand how to respond to common illnesses that may occur in a childcare environment.


First Aid Kits: Explore the essential contents and maintenance of first aid kits for childcare or early years settings.

Upon successful completion of the Paediatric First Aid Course, participants will receive:


Lifesaving Skills: Acquire essential lifesaving skills and the confidence to respond effectively to emergencies involving infants and children.

Compliance: Meet and exceed regulatory requirements, ensuring that you are well-prepared to provide first aid in childcare settings.

Enhanced Safety: Create a safer environment for children by being equipped to handle a wide range of injuries, illnesses, and emergencies.

Versatility: Gain knowledge and expertise that is valuable not only in childcare settings but also in various personal and professional situations where pediatric first aid skills are crucial.

Enrol today and be prepared to safeguard the well-being of children in childcare settings, ensuring a safer and more secure environment for all.

Forward Step Training Centre

77 -87 New Town Row, Birmingham, B6 4HG

Getting Here
Our training centre is conveniently located in the heart of Birmingham and is easily accessible whether you’re using public transport or driving.

On-Site Training
 At Forward Step Training Centre, we are committed to providing high-quality training in our well-equipped facilities. Our location offers easy access for both public transportation users and those arriving by car, ensuring a hassle-free commute to your learning experience.

For detailed directions and any further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly staff at or 0121 270 9935

Accredited Training at Your Convenience
At Forward Step Training Centre, we are proud to be accredited to deliver our courses not only at our main location but also in suitable employer premises throughout the region. This means we can bring our high-quality training directly to your workplace, making it even more convenient for you and your team.