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Paediatric First Aid

These courses exceed the requirements laid down by Ofsted, EYFS, CSSIW and SureStart.  They are intended for people needing a 2 day, 12 contact hour infant and child first aid course.

Paediatric First Aid

The HSE recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher courses. These Paediatric courses are approved by councils across the UK. All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements. ProTraining Vocational Training Qualifications (VTQ) are fully recognised by the HSE as Trade Body Qualifications.

Paediatric 12 Hour Infant/Child First Aid Level 3

This course must be at least 12 contact hours and run over a minimum of 2 days and the certificate is valid for 3 years.

To renew your qualification you should attend a Paediatric 12 Hour Infant / Child First Aid Level 3 every three years.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3 (VTQ) – EPFA

This course is the entry level Paediatric First Aid course and forms the first unit of the full Paediatric first aid course. In many situations, for example if you are registering with Ofsted, you will need our full two days or one day online followed by one day in the classroom first aid course. On completing this course you can then complete the unit 2 course and receive the full Paediatric First Aid Award.


Paediatric Basic Life Support

This course covers Paediatric Basic Life Support skills and includes skills for children and infants as well as healthcare variations on infant CPR. The course includes: safety precautions, initial assessment, recovery position, CPR, compression-only CPR, CPR handover and choking. This is ideal for nurses, care workers or medical professionals needing annual updates to complete professional membership.

The course is valid for one year and lasts for about 4 hours. This training complies with the latest ERC and UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines and can be done 100% online, blended or classroom based. To renew this course you need only complete another basic life support course.

Alternative Courses
There are other courses that may suit your needs better such as:

  • Recognising & Treating Anaphylaxis
  • Concussion & Brain Injury
  • All requalification and refresher courses

We can accommodate all of these and more, if you are unsure of which course to take, contact us and we will be happy to offer our professional advice.

Group Bookings
We aim to be as flexible as possible, big or small, one location or many, online, classroom or something in between. Everybody has unique requirements and we’re confident we can find a solution to fit yours.

If you would like to make a group booking, no matter where you are in the country, contact Barclay Penny Training to discuss your specific needs at a time and place to suit you. Our professional specialists will always be on hand to help you with your requirements and will strive to provide you with information surrounding the perfect course for you.

Any Questions?

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This is a good confidence builder for nursery nurses. Tutor dealt with the subject sensitively.
Reviewed on 29 May 2018 for Paediatric First Aid course. Rachael Connor

Teddy's Nursery


8 Bridge Street

Coggeshall, CO6 1NP

01376 561 834

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