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.

Course Availability

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 Choking

    Managing an unresponsive child or baby

    Recovery Position

    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

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:

Head Injury

Eye injuries

Wounds and cuts


Burns and scalds


Electric Shock

Nose bleeds

Common Childhood Illnesses Course 3

  • This session will assist you to recognise major illness in children and babies:




    Febrile Convulsion


    Measles and Chicken pox


    Anaphylaxis (allergic reaction)