What to expect from this course
This course is for childminders and early years workers who are required to have a Full Paediatric First Aid certificate. Once you have completed the online module you will need to attend one day of face to face training to cover all the practical elements of the course.
It is also an excellent refresher course which can be used in between recertification of your full certificate.
By the end of the course you will have the knowledge to to:
Be able to assess an emergency situation and prioritise what action to take
Help a baby or child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
Help a baby or child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
Help a baby or child who is having a seizure
Help a baby or child who is choking
Help a baby or child who is bleeding
Help a baby or child who is suffering from shock caused by severe blood loss
Help a baby or child who is suffering from anaphylactic shock
Help a baby or child who has had an electric shock
Help a baby or child who has burns or scalds
Help a baby or child who has a suspected fracture
Help a baby or child with head, neck or back injuries
Help a baby or child who is suspected of being poisoned
Help a baby or child with a foreign body in eyes, ears or nose
Help a baby or child with an eye injury
Help a baby or child with a bite or sting
Help a baby or child who is suffering from the effects of extreme heat or cold
Help a baby or child having: a diabetic emergency; an asthma attack; an allergic
reaction; meningitis; and/or febrile convulsions
Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider (including
appropriate contents of a first aid box and the need for recording accidents and
This online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. Learners can study at their own pace and log in and out as often as they wish
Approximately 6 hours
• Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features
• Allows learners to work at their own pace, testing their knowledge as they progress through the course
• Provides a very thorough resource for those with English as a Second Language to equip them with the vocabulary, language skills and confidence to pass a practical course
Certification and Accreditation
On successful completion, learners can download a certificate as evidence that they have passed the course.
This course has been approved by the CPD Accreditation Group and qualifies for 6 CPD points. It has been approved by the FAIB (First Aid Industry Body) and a number of Awarding Organisations for use with Blended Paediatric First Aid courses.