Paediatric First Aid Online Course


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About the course
Our online Children’s First Aid course, designed and structured by experienced, qualified first-aider and featuring high-quality material, to help parents, carers, child-minders, teachers and anyone else who lives or works with children learn the basics of first aid so that they know how to react in an emergency situation, treat minor injuries and look after children and infants should an incident occur.
What does it cover?
Roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first-aider
Assessing an emergency situation
Providing first aid to an infant or child who is unresponsive, choking or has external bleeding
Providing first aid to an infant or a child with a suspected bone fracture or dislocation; head, neck or back injury
An infant or a child with a condition that affects the ears, eyes and nose; burns or scalds; an acute medical condition or sudden illness; a minor injury; shock
An infant or a child experiencing the effects of extreme heat or cold
An infant or child who has sustained an electric shock or been poisoned
Providing first aid to an infant or child with anaphylaxis
How long will it take?
Typical Duration: 6 – 8 hours
Who is the course for?
Anyone looking after infants and children such as carers, childminders and schools
System Requirements
Laptop/Desktop PC

Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox

Apple iMacs/Macbooks

Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox


Safari, Google Chrome for Tablets

Android/Windows based tablets

Google Chrome for Tablets, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11

NOTE: Enabling JavaScript and a stable broadband connection are required.

Multiple-choice questions
No prior knowledge needed

A first-aider in the UK must have an appropriate first-aid qualification and the qualification must be appropriate to the ages of the children in their care.

Our paediatric first aid online training course provides learners with the opportunity to undertake online paediatric first-aid training which forms part of the requirements needed for learners to go onto achieve the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF).