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Paediatric First Aid Course

theory - Up to 12 people


The Paediatric First Aid Course is for professionals whose occupation involves the care of infants and/or children. The course teaches you how to provide emergency care and first aid for children of all ages and infants of less than a year old. It meets the requirements of Ofsted, registered childminders and the requirements for nannies under the Approved Carers Scheme.

It is also suitable for pre-school staff / nursery staff / play workers/ children centre staff / teachers / LSA’s & MTA’s / holiday camp workers / parent and toddler group volunteers/ foster carers / au pairs / mother’s helps / babysitters / community workers /youth workers / parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles.


In order to comply with Ofsted the length of the course is 12 hours (this can be run over 2 days). This course can be in-house for up to 12 delegates or individuals can attend our open courses


The course covers the following:

  1. Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in the event of an emergency
  2. Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious
  3. Administer CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation)
  4. Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  5. Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  6. Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  7. Administer first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
  8. Administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints including spinal injuries
  9. Administer first aid to a casualty with eye injuries
  10. Administer first aid to a casualty with bites or stings
  11. Administer first aid to a casualty with the effects of heat or cold
  12. Administer first aid to a casualty with epilepsy, asthma and diabetes
  13. Administer first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
  14. Administer first aid to a casualty in anaphylactic shock
  15. Recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Act safely, promptly and effectively with emergencies
  2. Use first aid equipment
  3. Understand employer duties and legislation
  4. Maintain first aid records
  5. Recognise the importance of personal hygiene in first aid procedures

The course is assessed via a practical exam. Successful delegates will receive an HSE approved paediatric first aid certificate, which is valid for three years.


I’m happy to negotiate the cost of each course depending on the number of students attending. We also deliver bespoke courses for individuals or small companies.


We are able to deliver this course on site, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling. If you only have a small number who need training then please contact us for course availability in your area


Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.

Please fill out the form below to enquire about a booking.



All cancellations must be sent in writing / email wherever possible and will be effective on the date which they are received by Kent Surf School. Cancellation charges are payable as follows: Over 14 days: deposit only, Less than 14 days before lesson date: 100% of total cost payable. Gift vouchers are non-refundable but can be transferred to different recipients, valid for 1 year from date of purchase. Participants that fail to show will be charged in full for the lesson, no exceptions.

Please note that your travel insurance may provide a full refund if the reason for your cancellation falls within the terms of your policy and as such we recommend clients take out a suitable insurance policy prior to booking a course with us.

When booking a course, a contract is made when the booking is confirmed by Kent Surf School either in writing, email or verbally. In the case of late telephone bookings, when written/e-mail confirmation is not possible in time then the agreement is a verbal contract. When making a booking with Kent Surf School you are confirming that you and everyone listed in that booking have read and agreed to these terms and conditions. Exceptions to these terms and conditions cannot be made for any reason as we run an extremely high quality, tight margin program with limited spaces.


Payment of a deposit is required when booking the course or group bookings, full payment is then required 14 days in advance. If the booking is made less than 14 days before the event then full payment will be required upon booking. The date and time will be held until payment is received. Kent surf school reserves the right to cancel the booking should the payment not be received within the specified time. Payment can be in the form of a cheque or BACS. The person submitting the booking form accepts responsibility for payment for everyone listed on the booking form and is responsible for ensuring that all other persons listed on the booking form are aware of the terms and conditions

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Welcome building , sign in East kent college Ramsgate road Broadstairs kent ct101pu tel 07834639679

Kent Surf School

Group discount available

£120 for adults
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