Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course

Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course

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Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course

The emergency paediatric first aid course has been designed to meet the first aid training needs of newly qualified level two or three early years childcare staff working in settings, such as nurseries, schools, childminders etc. To fully meet the requirements for Paediatric First Aid Trained personnel, you will need staff trained to the full Paediatric First Aid Course level.

Who is the Course For?

Newly qualified childcare staff

Foster Carers


Others that work with children, or would like to know how to administer emergency first aid to children and babies


  • Assess an incident involving a child or baby
  • Primary survey
  • Unresponsive breathing child or baby
  • Seizures
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) for children and babies
  • Choking children or babies
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Casualties suffering from shock


The Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course is aimed at those over 16

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Learners are required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore learners must be physically capable of doing this.

Awarding Body

First Aid Industry Body – FAIB

Good Skills Training can also offer the OFQUAL Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Course Duration

6 contact hours

Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over 1-day, 09:30 – 16:30 

Delivery Type


Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course has a maximum learner to tutor ratio of 12:1 

Assessment Method

The Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course is assessed through practical assessment and multiple-choice assessment 


Emergency Paediatric First Aid Certificates are valid for 3-years. To renew your certificate, you must undergo another Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course.

Booking an onsite course

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form by clicking here