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Paediatric First Aid/ Early Years First Aid Training London

Early years first aid

This course is a paediatric first aid course and meets the requirements of the Early Years foundation stage statutory framework.

The course focuses on emergency scenarios that are faced by professionals, including teachers, au pairs and playgroup leaders, looking after young children.

It meets Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and the requirements for nannies under the DfES Approved Carers Scheme. It can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

Who should attend?

This course is for people working with children – or working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

Paediatric/ Early Years First Aid Course Information

  • First aid kit
  • Action planning
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation
  • Choking
  • Asthma and diabetic emergencies
  • Head injuries
  • Seizures
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Sprains, strains and fractures
  • Poisoning, bites and stings
  • Foreign objects
  • Childhood conditions (e.g. measles, meningitis, croup).

Course duration
12 hours.

Assessment and certification

Continuous assessment by trainer. A skills-based final assessment and written quiz.

AED Training - Recommended Skill

Automated External Defibrillators) are becoming part of our everyday life now as they are found in shopping centres on trains and planes.FMC First Aid INCLUDE AED training FREE of charge when teaching the Paediatric 2 day course. See our AED page.