Paediatric First Aid Course – Edinburgh

Experience our 2-Day Level 3 OFSTED Approved Paediatric First Aid Course, conducted at our Edinburgh centre or conveniently brought to your workplace.
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Course Overview

Welcome to our comprehensive Paediatric First Aid Course in Edinburgh! This specialised training programme has been designed to equip individuals with essential life-saving skills and knowledge necessary to handle first aid emergencies involving infants and children. Whether you are a childcare professional, parent, or someone with a non-professional involvement with young ones, this course is tailored to meet your specific needs.

This course runs from 9:00 - 16:00.

Why Choose Our Paediatric First Aid Course?

At our institute, we understand the importance of providing the best care and support for the little ones. Accidents and emergencies can happen anytime; being prepared can make all the difference. Here's why you should choose our Paediatric First Aid Course:

1. Compliance with EYFS Framework: Our course has been meticulously crafted to meet the strict criteria of the Department of Education's Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework. It suits childcare professionals seeking to meet the EYFS staff-to-child ratios in early years settings.

2. Nurturing Childcare Professionals: For Level 2 and/or Level 3 qualified childcare professionals who have recently entered the field, our course is ideal for building confidence and competence in handling paediatric emergencies.

3. Comprehensive Curriculum: The course covers a wide range of essential topics, including infant and child CPR, choking, paediatric wounds and bleeding, shock management, and much more. Our curriculum is designed to prepare you for various real-life scenarios.

4. Experienced Instructors: Our instructors are highly experienced and certified in paediatric first aid training. They bring a wealth of knowledge and practical experience to ensure you receive top-quality education.

5. Hands-on Practical Training: We believe in learning by doing. Our course includes hands-on practical training sessions, allowing you to practice techniques in a simulated setting under the guidance of our experts.

6. Updated Techniques: We stay up-to-date with the latest first aid guidelines and techniques. You can be confident that the knowledge you gain from our course is current and relevant.

7. Certificates of Completion: Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a certificate that remains valid for three years. This certification will enhance your professional credentials and show your commitment to the well-being of children.

Course Content

Our Paediatric First Aid Course covers a comprehensive curriculum that ensures you are well-prepared to handle various emergencies involving infants and children. Some of the topics covered include:

- Roles and responsibilities of baby/child first aiders 

- Infant and child CPR and safe use of an AED 

- Choking and airway obstruction in children 

- Paediatric wounds, bleeding, and shock management 

- Unconscious casualty assessment and care 

- Management of paediatric fractures and sprains 

- Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions in children 

- Dealing with catastrophic bleeding (optional) 

- Spinal injuries and immobilization techniques 

- Head injuries and concussion management 

- Burns, scalds, and electric shock incidents 

- High temperature and fever management 

- Bites and stings first aid 

- Poisoning and ingestion of harmful substances

Our course is regularly updated to reflect the latest best practices in paediatric first aid, ensuring that you are equipped with the most relevant information.

Course Schedule and Enrollment

We offer flexible scheduling options to accommodate your busy lifestyle. Our Paediatric First Aid Course is available on weekdays and weekends, with full- and part-time options. Whether you are an individual looking to enrol or a group from an organization, we can tailor the course to meet your specific requirements.

Enrolling in our course is simple. Just visit our website, select the date and time that suits you best, and complete the registration process. If you have any questions or need assistance, our friendly team is here to help.

Affordable Pricing

We believe that quality education should be accessible to all. Our Paediatric First Aid Course is competitively priced, making it affordable for individuals and organizations alike. We also offer special discounts for group bookings, so you can ensure that your entire team is well-trained in paediatric first aid.

Your Child's Safety Matters

As parents and caregivers, ensuring the safety and well-being of children is our utmost priority. By enrolling in our Paediatric First Aid Course, you are taking a proactive step towards being prepared for any unforeseen emergencies that may arise.


Don't wait until an emergency happens. Enrol in our Paediatric First Aid Course in Edinburgh today and gain the confidence and skills needed to handle critical situations involving infants and children. Our comprehensive training, experienced instructors, and up-to-date techniques ensure that you are equipped to provide the best care possible. Join us in making a difference in the lives of the little ones - sign up now!

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We guarantee the best value first aid at work courses in Edinburgh. we promise to price match any like for like course.

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Course Type

Our first aid courses are available either as public courses or on-site courses for groups of up to 12 people. on-site courses are priced at £495 per day and include training manuals and certification.

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On completion of your course you will receive an industry recognised certificate from the first aid industry board (FAIB).

FAIB Accredited First Aid Courses

The First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) is a trade body for the first-aid sector that sets guidelines for qualifications. To be accepted by the FAIB, you must show evidence of high-quality first-aid training and quality management standards. The FAIB is a well-established organisation that regulates hundreds of training institutions across the country.

FOFATO Members

We are affiliated with the Federation of First Aid Training Organizations (FOFATO).

The FOFATO was created to raise the standards of First Aid and, as a result, raise public awareness of the profession. Since 2007, the HSE has recognized the FOFATO as the main consulting organisation in matters regarding First Aid.

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