Paediatric First Aid

A practical and helpful course that will help you deal with health emergencies in babies and children. Learners can opt for qualification with this course. Increase your skills and self-confidence in dealing with paediatric emergencies and managing illnesses and injuries safely.

Learning objectives include:

  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of a Paediatric First Aider.
  • List what to look for and describe how to complete a primary survey correctly.
  • Explain and demonstrate the Recovery Position correctly.
  • State the principles of resuscitation and demonstrate procedure following instructions showing the reason for doing it.
  • Demonstrate effective and relevant ways to respond to a range of emergency situations including choking, shock, concussion, burns, bites/stings, poisoning and fractures.
  • Correctly assess how to deal with minor and major wounds.
  • Apply knowledge in how to manage a range of illnesses and health conditions in babies and children.
  • Evaluate own skills and confidence levels in dealing with first aid situations.

This course is aimed at learners (aged 19+) wanting to learn basic First Aid for babies and children. The course is accredited with an opportunity to gain a recognised qualification.

There is a fee of £45.00 for this course unless learner is working on low income or on means-tested benefits and can provide sufficient evidence of this.

There is a crèche provided but places must be booked before the course starts.

The course will run weekly – every Thursday – from 25th April to 6th June 2019

To enrol, please contact Suzanne Gaffney 07887451776 or email

Further information: Fully accessible venue. Bus routes stop in nearby Sea Mills Square. Street parking available.


25 Apr 2019 - 06 Jun 2019


9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sea Mills Children's Centre


Sea Mills Children's Centre
Riverleaze, Sea Mills, BS9 2HL
Suzanne Gaffney


Suzanne Gaffney
07887451776 or 0117 903 9750