Paediatric First Aid / Early Years First Aid Training

Our Paediatric First Aid Courses are our most popular courses. This course is fully compliant with OFSTED & EYFS requirements and awards a nationally recognised qualification.


“ABC Medical Services understand your childcare first aid training needs, this course will meet those needs and is ideal for you”

Please note, from 1st September the venue for our open courses will be:

Earley St Peter’s Church Hall
Church Road


Paediatric First Aid (12hr)

EYFS Compliant & OFSTED Recognised.


Our Paediatric First Aid Courses are our most popular courses. From the start of our company we have always specialised in this training, we are passionate about our courses and understand the needs of early years practitioners, we have designed this course to meet those needs. The course will provide all practitioners with the confidence to deal with emergencies involving the children in their care. The course is very informal and relaxed and has been enjoyed by thousands of people over the years. Our tutors are all experienced in Pre Hospital Care and will impart hands on practical skills throughout your course. Our guarantee to you is that your training will be worthwhile and fun.

This 12hr course is a requirement of all Childcare Practitioners who require registration by OFSTED, this includes Childminders, Nannies, Nursery Practitioners, Pre School and After School Club Staff. The course is also suitable for Security / Close Protection Officers who may have to deal with Paediatric emergencies.

Topics covered on this course include:

  • Incident management
  • Assessing Paediatric casualties
  • Management of the unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation of babies and children
  • Airway obstruction
  • Management of the Asthmatic child
  • Control of severe bleeding
  • Management of the epileptic and convulsive child
  • Head injuries
  • Fractures
  • Anaphylactic shock and the use of an Epi Pen, Jext Pen and Emerade Pen.
  • Poisoning
  • Burns and scalds
  • Eye injuries
  • Meningitis
  • Sickle cell
  • Heat exhaustion
  • Dehydration
  • Hypothermia
  • Drowning


This course meets the criteria required by The Department for Education and Skills (DFES). On successful completion a nationally recognised qualification valid for three years will be awarded. To book on to any of these courses please complete the form below. This course can be run at your location for group bookings, contact our office for more information.

On successful completion of this course, certificate holders may display our Paediatric First Aid logo on their website and business material. Please contact our office for a copy of the logo, you will be required to provide your certificate PIN number.


Paediatric First Aid for Schools (6hr)

Our 6hr course is ideal for teaching and non-teaching staff. This course is recognised by OFSTED. The course can be run at your location or at our training centre.

Topics covered include:

  • Incident Management
  • Assessing an Unresponsive Casualty.
  • The Recovery Position
  • Resuscitation and use of the School Defibrillator if available.
  • Choking
  • Asthma and Hyperventilation
  • Control of Severe Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Anaphylaxis and Epi Pen, Jext Pen and Emerade Pen use.
  • All other topics requested

This course is available on demand, please contact our office for further information.

Cost per person for the full course is £70 + VAT

For those who only require a 1 day (6hr) course I.E Schools and practitioners not responsible for EYFS aged children you can attend the first half of the course only and will receive a 6hr certificate.

Cost per person for the 6hr course is £45 + VAT

Paediatric First Aid

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