6 & 12 Hour Paediatric First Aid Courses

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Paediatric First Aid Course (6hr)

This course is comprehensive, interactive and fun. The course focuses on emergency scenarios that are faced by nannies, childminders, nanny/housekeepers and people who work with young children. This course meets the First Aid requirements of OFSTED for the voluntary register. If you require a 12 hour course please scroll down.

Who should attend?

Nannies, Nanny/Housekeepers, Mother’s Help.

What you will learn?

The course covers how to deal with accidents and emergencies involving young children.

Course Content

      Role of a first aider, accident reporting and the first aid box
      Action planning in an emergency
      Primary and secondary assessments
      Recovery position
      Infant, child and adult resuscitation (CPR)
      Infant, child and adult action for choking
      Head injuries
      Treatment for bleeding, shock and burns
      Treatment for sprains, strains and fractures
      Poisoning, bites and stings
      Eye, nose and ear obstructions
      Childhood conditions
      Asthma, diabetes and seizures
      Allergic reactions and anaphylactic shock awareness

Course Duration

6 Hours


Certificate of Attendance valid for 3 years

Training Location

We are based in London Victoria, about a 10-15 minute walk from the main train station.

Course Fee


Those attending a course might be refused entry should they arrive more than 15 minutes late.

Level 3 Blended Paediatric First Aid Course (12hr)



Our First Aid 12 hour Paediatric course is 6 hours in the classroom and 6 hours via e-learing. The classroom session is taught in a very hands-on manner which makes it particularly suitable for people for whom English is not their first language. Our course will equip you with the skills to be able to recognise and respond to a first aid emergency safely and efficiently.

Who is it for?

This course is designed for professional childcarers that work as nursery practitioners, childminders, crèche workers, playscheme staff or those working in a daycare setting. It is an accredited course that provides certified training to meet OFSTED requirements and also meets the requirements for Paediatric First Aid outlined in the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) 2014.

Course Fee

£95, including certification

Course Content

The classroom based content is as above for the 6 hour paediatric course. The e-learning content covers the following, for children and babies:

-Understanding the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider (including the appropriate contents of a first aid box and the need for recording incidents and accidents)
-Poisonous Substances
-Bites and Stings
-Foreign body in Ear, Nose and Eye’s
-Electric Shock
-Effects of extreme heat or cold
-Emergencies; asthma attack, diabetic emergency, an allergic reaction, meningitis and/or febrile convulsions

Course Timing

The course starts with 1 day in the classroom, which will take place on the dates below, running from 9:45am-3:45pm. ID required, please bring this with you when attending.

Those attending a course might be refused entry should they arrive more than 15 minutes late.

Following attendance of the classroom session the 2nd half of the course will be emailed to learners for completion.

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Event Location

Home Affairs Training Academy (HATA), 10 Greycoat Place, Victoria, SW1P 1SB, London, United Kingdom