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Parent and Baby First Aid

This is a one day (6 hour) course specifically set to meet the needs of those individuals, parents/guardians who wish to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to administer first aid to babies and children. The course is set at QCF Level


Course Content:

The course is similar to the Paediatric course, but less in depth and does not include the development of the Emergency Action Plan.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
  • Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
  • Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with anaphylaxis


On completion, successful candidates will be awarded an "Ofqual" approved Paediatric First Aid Work Level 3 Certificate valid for three years.

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