Paediatric First Aid 12 Hour | Paediatric First Aid 12 Hour – The First Aid Zone

Paediatric First Aid 12 Hour


This course is designed for anyone who works with young children and requires a 12 hour paediatric first aid certificate; such as Early Years Professionals, childminders, nursery/creche assistants or those working towards their  childcare qualifications.

The course can be 100% classroom or Blended Learning.

Maximum of 12 delegates

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What’s involved?

This is a 2 day course which has 12 hours of teaching included.

This course can be taken as a Blended Course, which is great value-saving both time and money!

The Blended Course is delivered in two parts; 6 hours E-Learning, at your leisure eg, at home or work, followed by 6 hours in the classroom, a practical day, where all the main emergency topics are covered.

The courses are offered on weekdays, weekends and also 2×3 hour courses in the evenings.

(N.B. the online section must be completed before the classroom day2 course.)

What is covered in this course?

Primary Care

  • The role of the First Aider
  • The First Aid kit
  • D.R.A.B.C
  • ABCD’s
  • Scene safety
  • Barrier use – gloves
  • Barrier use – face shields
  • Initial assessment
  • Recovery position
  • Adult one rescuer CPR
  • Adult CPR handover
  • Compression only CPR Adult
  • Drowning
  • Adult choking conscious
  • Adult choking becoming unresponsive
  • Serious bleeding
  • Shock
  • Spinal injury

Secondary Care – Injury

  • Injury assessment
  • Breaks dislocations and fractures
  • Wounds and dressings
  • Embedded objects
  • Burns and scalds
  • Head injuries
  • Poison
  • Temperature related illnesses
  • Eye injuries
  • Strains and sprains
  • Internal bleeding
  • Bites and stings
  • Crush injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Electrical injuries

Secondary Care – Illness

  • Illness assessment
  • The respiratory system
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Seizures and epilepsy
  • Fainting
  • Asthma

Paediatric Specific Subjects

  • Differences in treating children
  • Reasons why children get hurt
  • Barrier use and children
  • Definition of a child and an infant
  • Infant CPR
  • Child CPR
  • Infant choking
  • Child choking
  • Sickle cell
  • Meningitis
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Croup


Those that attend the course will receive a certificate from The First Aid Zone, which is valid for 3 years.

To Book a Course

To book this course please complete the form on the Contact Page, or, call us on 01425 279620.

Please read the terms and conditions before booking

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