Paediatric First Aid - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses
2 days First Aid at Work (FAW) Certificate

Course Summary

The paediatric first aid training course is to provide those working with infants and children. The course meets criteria and guidelines made by Early Years Foundation Stage (EYES) and OFSTED.

The First Aid at Work training course consists of both theory and practical sessions which include:

  •     The role of first aider
  •     The contents of first aid kits and avoid cross infection
  •     Recording of accidents and incidents
  •     Assessing an emergency situation
  •     Carry out first aid to a person who:
  •     is unconscious (including seizures)
  •     requires CPR (cardio pulmonary resuscitation)
  •     is wounded is choking
  •     is bleeding
  •     is in shock has minor conditions, to include:
  •     minor cuts grazes and bruises
  •     minor burns and scalds
  •     small splinters
  •     Administer first aid to a casualty who:
  •     has injuries to bones has injuries to muscles, joints including suspected spinal injury
  •     Sudden poisoning
  •     Burns and Scalds
  •     Eye injuries
  •     Anaphylactic shock and use of auto injectors (Epipen)
  •     Recognise the presence of major illness and provide first aid including heart attack and use of aspirin, stroke epilepsy, asthma and diabetes

There will be a short written and practical assessment at the end of the First Aid at Work training course. Upon successful completion, you will receive a First Aid at Work (FAW) certificate valid for three years.

Who is it for?

Any personnel who require a First Aid at Work (FAW) certificate to comply with HSE requirements. Qualifications and Experience No formal qualifications or experience is necessary for the First Aid at Work training course.

You will need

You do not need to bring any equipment to this First Aid at Work course.

Your skill level

No previous qualifications are necessary.


Do I need to pay for my Paediatric First Aid at Work course before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

How long does the paediatric first aid certificate last?

The first aid certificate lasts three years.

Why would you attend a paediatric first aid course?

Personnel or individuals who work with children and wish to achieve a nationally recognised level two award would highly benefit from this course. Child minders, teachers, creche assistants and playgroup workers would be recommended to take this first aid course. The Statutory Framework for the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) states that in these environments, at least one member of staff who has a current certificate in paediatric first aid must be on the premises at all times when children are present and must be with children during outings. Any person who may be in charge of children for any period of time must hold a certificate for paediatric first aid.

What age must you be to attend this training course?

Delegates must be a minimum of 14 years old to attend this course and receive a certificate but cannot look after infants alone until the age of 16. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the student is suitable for that particular role.