First Aid for Children and Families
Who’s this course for?
Anyone who would like to know how to recognise when a child or baby is unwell and how to help them.
Who should attend?
Parents to be, Mums, Dads, Grandparents, baby sitters, carers, anyone interested in basic First Aid for children and babies.
We can run this course at your venue or you can join one of our open courses at a variety of venues across the UK
What our syllabus covers
These mini courses are two hours in duration, packed with interesting facts and practical skills about babies and children up to the age of puberty.
No previous experience or knowledge is required to attend this course.
Is there an exam?
No, these sessions are designed to give you a basic First Aid knowledge, these sessions are not a qualification
Content of these sessions is flexible where time allows
Basic Lifesupport Course 1
This session will teach you to deal with life threatening issues:
Managing an unresponsive child or baby
Injuries and Accidents in the Home Course 2
This session will teach you how you can help a child or baby following a range of common accidents and injuries:
Wounds and cuts
Burns and scalds
Common Childhood Illnesses Course 3
This session will assist you to recognise major illness in children and babies:
Measles and Chicken pox
Anaphylaxis (allergic reaction)