Childcare First Aid

Paediatric First Aid

Fully Compliant with EYFS 2017

NOTE – Information and pricing below is for in-house Paediatric First Aid Courses. We also offer Open Paediatric First Aid Courses in East and West Sussex. For information on those, click here.

This course is designed for those working with children. It provides an awareness of first aid requirements for these situations.

The course is suitable for those working in registered early years provision and anybody working with children from birth to 8 years. 

Staff who complete the course will be confident in their ability to deal with any issues that arise.

It is fully compliant with OFSTED and the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage 2017) guidelines and is Accredited by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB). 

This 12-hour paediatric first aid training course can be delivered at your premises. Up to 16 staff may attend at a time.

The EYFS Practice Guidance criteria can be downloaded here.

Who should attend?

Anyone working out of schools, pre-schools, playgroups or in full day care settings and caring for the under 8s (meeting OFSTED requirements).

What will they learn?

Awareness of situations likely to occur when looking after children which require First Aid. Appropriate strategies for successfully resolving them.


Our courses provide a practical approach. This hands-on training delivers the skills and confidence needed for real life First Aid. Candidates must:

  • Attend the full course to be eligible for assessment
  • Be physically capable of handling the practical elements of the course

Course content

  • Insight into regulations
  • CPR (Infant and child)
  • Choking
  • Anaphylaxis (including the use of epi-pens or similar)
  • Resuscitation
  • Croup
  • Shock
  • Bandaging
  • Record Keeping


Successful participants will obtain an RB Health & Safety Solutions Certificate. This recognised certificate is valid for 3 years. 

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  • Duration: 12 Hours
  • Max candidates : 12
  • Price: Prices are available upon request
  • Assessment: Continuous by Trainer
  • Accredited by: RB Health and Safety Solutions Ltd

Contact us on 0845 257 1489 or [email protected]