This course is designed to meet the First Aid for Early Years Foundation Stage requirements of Ofsted - Ideal for registered childminders, nursery workers or nannies (England & Wales).  This course would also be considered 'best practice' for the early years practitioners in Scotland.

The course is useful to those who take children away from the school or the nursery setting, on walks to the park or to catch a bus to activities.

It is ideal for those working in a childcare setting - nursery, kindergarten, or home childcare provider. Also suitable for those seeking work abroad as holiday company 'nannies'.

Theoretical training and practical scenarios are used together to incrementally develop skills throughout the course.   Come prepared to be active and participate in progressive scenario practice.


First Aid Training Co-operative exceed the HSE Employers' Due Diligence requirements for first aid training providers.

We have ISO9001 Certification and are also members of the Federation of First Aid Training Organisations.

You can rely on our quality assured systems for the correct accreditation of your course.

Certificate Validity

3 Years

Course Content List

Paediatric First Aid 2 Days, core course content:

  • A systematic approach to incident management - ABCDE
  • Incident management scenarios
  • Dealing with incidents safely
  • Infant & Child CPR procedures, inc. AED / Defibrillator use
  • Choking in Infants & Children
  • Circulation Problems – Internal bleeding, external bleeding and treatment for bleeding
  • Shock - Hypovolemic and Anaphylactic
  • Hypothermia and Hyperthermia, Febrile convulsions
  • Treating Damage - suspected fractures, head, neck and back injuries
  • Eye injuries and foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses
  • Bites and stings
  • Poisoning
  • Burns and scalds
  • Electric shock
  • Common illness, recognition and management of: Epilepsy, Asthma, Sickle Cell Anaemia, Diabetes
  • Record keeping and action plans

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We don’t currently have any public courses of this type scheduled. Please contact us to enquire about private course availability.

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