12 Hour Paediatric First Aid for Childminders

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This course meets and exceeds the requirements laid down by Ofsted, EYFS and SureStart for people needing a 2 day 12 contact hour first aid course for Adult, infant and child. This group includes childminders and carers. ProTrainings Paediatric courses are approved by most councils across the UK.

If you want to save time in the classroom but still meet the required hours, we offer a blended version where you complete half the course using our video online training then attend one day in the classroom.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

Course Information - Classroom Course

  • Classroom Training - 2 day 12 Hour Course
  • Onsite Training Available for a minimum of 5 candidates
  • Call 01206 805359 for more information or click here to complete a course enquiry form
  • QCF Accredited Option Available

What is included?

  • Optional Free weekly video refresher
  • Free digital Student Manual
  • Certificate and wallet sized card
  • Verified CPD time credit statement
  • Reminder when your course is due for renewal

How do I get started?


If you would like a trainer to come to your premises and deliver the course or would like to book yourself onto any course please call 01206 805359 or complete our online course enquiry form by clicking here

Groups & Business Discounts

Groups and business purchasing multiple courses will qualify for discounted course rates, please call the ProTrainings sales team direct on 01206 805359 to discuss how they can help you with your training requirements.

Course Curriculum Includes


  • Planning for First Aid Emergencies
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • Activating the emergency services and identifying the need to call the EMS
  • First Aid kits and accident reporting
  • Unconscious but breathing (Recovery Position)
  • Resuscitation Procedures Appropriate to the Age of the Children being cared for
  • Adult, Infant and Child CPR
  • Drowning
  • Choking and choking becoming unconscious after choking
  • Recognising and Responding Appropriately to:
    • Spinal Injury
    • Shock
    • Injury and Illness assessment
    • Anaphylactic Shock
    • Electric Shock
    • Serious Bleeding and minor bleeding
    • Nose bleeds
    • Foreign Objects in the body
    • Burns and Scalds
    • Suspected Fractures
    • Head, Neck and Back Injuries
    • Cases of Poisoning
    • Foreign Bodies in Eyes and Noses
    • Eye Injuries
    • Bites and Stings
    • Effects of Extreme Heat and Cold
    • Febrile Convulsions
    • Emergency Needs of Children with Chronic Medical Conditions: Epilepsy, Asthma, Sickle Cell Anaemia and Diabetes
    • Meningitis and other Serious Sudden Illnesses

Course Aims and Learning Outcomes (standard and QCF versions):

Unit 1: Paediatric Emergency First Aid

1     LO1: Understand the role of the paediatric first aider
1.1  Identify the responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
1.2  Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3  Describe suitable first aid equipment, including personal protection, and how it is used appropriately
1.4  Identify what information needs to be included in an accident report/incident record, and how to record it.
1.5  Define an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid treatment
2     LO2: Be able to assess an emergency situation and act safely and effectively
2.1  Demonstrate how to conduct a scene survey
2.2  Demonstrate how to conduct a primary survey on an infant and a child
2.3  Identify when and how to call for help
3     LO3: Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
3.1  Demonstrate how to place an infant and a child into the appropriate recovery position
3.2  Describe how to continually assess and monitor an infant and a child whilst in your care
4     LO4: Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
4.1  Identify when to administer CPR to an unresponsive infant and an unresponsive child who is not breathing normally
4.2  Demonstrate how to administer CPR using an infant and a child manikin
4.3  Describe how to deal with an infant and a child who is experiencing a seizure
5     LO5: Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction
5.1  Differentiate between a mild and a severe airway obstruction
5.2  Demonstrate how to treat an infant and a child who is choking
5.3  Describe the procedure to be followed after administering the treatment for choking
6     LO6: Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is wounded and bleeding
6.1  Describe common types of wounds
6.2  Describe the types and severity of bleeding and the affect that it has on an infant and a child
6.3  Demonstrate the safe and effective management for the control of minor and major external bleeding
6.4  Describe how to administer first aid for minor injuries
7     LO7: Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
7.1  Describe how to recognise and manage an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
7.2  Describe how to recognise and manage an infant and a child who is suffering from anaphylactic shock

Unit 2: Managing paediatric illness and injury

1     LO1: Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a suspected fracture and a dislocation
1.1  Describe the common types of fractures
1.2  Describe how to manage a fracture
1.3  Describe how to manage a dislocation
1.4  Demonstrate the application of a support sling and an elevation sling
2     LO2: Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a head, a neck and a back injury
2.1  Describe how to recognise and manage head injuries including; Concussion, Skull fracture and Cerebral compression
2.2  Demonstrate how to manage a suspected spinal injury
3     LO3: Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
3.1  Describe how to manage an infant and a child with foreign bodies in their eyes, ears and nose
3.2  Describe how to recognise and manage common eye injuries
4     LO4: Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness
4.1  Describe how to recognise and manage chronic medical conditions including: Sickle cell anaemia, Diabetes and Asthma
4.2  Describe how to recognise and manage serious sudden illnesses including: Meningitis and Febrile convulsions
5     LO5: Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold
5.1  Describe how to recognise and treat the effects of extreme cold for an infant and a child
5.2  Describe how to recognise and treat the effects of extreme heat for an infant and a child
6     LO6: Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has sustained an electric shock
6.1  Describe how to safely manage an incident involving electricity
6.2  Describe first aid treatments for electric shock incidents
7     LO7: Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with burns or scalds
7.1  Describe how to recognise the severity of burns and scalds to an infant and a child and respond accordingly
7.2  Describe how to treat burns and scalds to an infant and a child
8     LO8: Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has been poisoned
8.1  Describe how poisons enter the body
8.2  Describe how to recognise and treat an infant and a child affected by common poisonous substances, including plants
8.3  Identify sources of information that provide procedures for treating those affected by poisonous substances.
9     LO9: Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has been bitten or stung
9.1  Describe how to recognise the severity of bites and stings to an infant and a child and respond accordingly
9.2  Describe how to recognise and treat bites and stings