First Aid Training

What does the training cover?

Our Emergency Paediatric First Aid training is run by a qualified paramedic from First Response and covers everything that you need to know should an emergency situation involving a child or baby arise.

The course covers:

  • 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 (hypovolemic shock)

In addition to:

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Cross infection
  • Recording incidents & actions
  • Use of available equipment including the basics of using a De-fib machine
  • Assessing an incident

The training is practical and offers all participants the opportunity to develop the basic skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency paediatric first aid situations which could arise when looking after children in a nursery, school or home setting.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid Smile Education

Emergency Paediatric First Aid with Smile Education for Nursey Nurses

Who should complete Emergency Paediatric First Aid training?

The training is suitable for anyone who works with children or babies in a professional setting and is compulsory for all newly qualified nursery staff. The course is an entry-level course which is suitable for everyone who may need to help an infant or child during the event of an emergency.

How long does the course take to complete and how long does the qualification last?

Our Emergency Paediatric First Aid training is a full day course and typically runs from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Once you have completed the training, you'll be a certified as Paediatric First Aider. The certification is valid for three years after which time, you are more then welcome to join us on the training again!

How much does the training cost?

Our emergency paediatric first aid training is offered at a discounted rate of £35.50 to all teachers, nursery nurses, teaching assistants and school staff working for Smile. The course provider, First Response, also offers anyone who complete the course through Smile Education to complete day two of the course giving you the full paediatric first aid qualification, however this must be completed within six weeks of the initial training.

Where can I do an Emergency Paediatric First Aid course?

We run training courses across Sandwell, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Dudley and Birmingham. Enquire to find your nearest training centre.

When can I do an Emergency Paediatric First Aid course?

We run courses frequently throughout the year, please keep a lookout or send an enquiry for more information.

Completing Emergency Paediatric First Aid with Smile Education

Enquire Here

Follow us

Smile Education’s FacebookSmile Education’s TwitterSmile Education’s LinkedInSmile Education’s Instagram

© 2019 Smile Education Ltd. All Rights Reserved | Data Protection | Privacy | Policies & Procedures
Website by Cloud

smile logo

back to top