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Emergency Paediatric First Aid - Parents and Carers - Level 3

This 1-day emergency first aid course aims to provide basic first aid knowledge and practical guidance for Parents, Au pairs, Carers and Babysitters and anyone who looks after or is in an environment with infants and children up to 8 years old.

This course will provide the participant with the knowledge and skills needed to give effective first aid until emergency services arrive. Practical sessions will give the participant the confidence to deal with a variety of emergencies.

£480 per group / £50 individual
1 day (6 hours) plus breaks
Course Details
The course syllabus includes amongst other topics:
  • Priorities of First Aid
  • Dealing with an emergency
  • Child and Infant Basic Life Support (CPR )
  • Choking
  • Treatment of wounds, bleeding and shock
  • Fractures
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Ear & Eye Injuries
  • Poisons, bites and stings
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Various childhood illnesses
Course Assessment

All candidates will have to complete a multiple choice test and achieve a pass rate of 75%.

Continuous practical assessments will cover CPR, The Unconscious Patient and Wounds & Bleeding

Course Duration Information

This one day class can be held during the week or on a weekend, scheduled to suit your requirements.

On special request, this course can also be arranged over two to three  evenings.

Course Pricing Information

Group price - £480: This is for up to 10 students to be held at your arranged premises

This price includes :

  • Instructor fees
  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Use of all training equipment
  • Examination fee
  • Certificate fee

Individual price - £50 per person 

If you are wanting to host a course in your community, we will be able to assist you in arranging this

Other Information

The Emergency Paediatric First Aid (Parents and Carers) course certification is valid for three years after which you will need to repeat the 1 day course.

By signing up to our email reminder service and newsletter, the participant will be notified 3 months before their certificate expires.

The HSE strongly recommends that all current First Aiders attend an Annual Skills Update (First Aid Refresher Course) which takes 3 hours.