This course is designed for anyone wanting to become qualified in administering first aid to
children and infants.
This course is ideal for anyone who works with or comes into contact with infants and
children in their working or voluntary roles. This course is also ideal for parents and families
with young children.
Course aims
The course provides learners with the knowledge and skills to manage an infant/child in an
emergency.
Learning Outcomes
1 Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.
2 Be able to assess an emergency situation safely.
3 Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is unresponsive and
breathing normally.
4 Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not
breathing normally.
5 Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway
obstruction.
6 Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding.
7 Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from
shock.
8 Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with bites, stings and
minor injuries

Course duration 8 Hours