Paediatric First Aid Training Course

Paediatric First Aid Training Course

Paediatric First Aid Training Course sets out to train participants on life saving skills in relation to children generally up to the age of 13. This course is designed to give participants, who have no previous experience of first aid with children, the required skills to deal with a first aid or medical emergency before professional help arrives. 

Paediatric First Aid Training CourseNext Course Date: Monthly

Course Duration: 1 Day

Times: 9.30 am – 5.00pm

Venue: C1, Centre Point Business Park, Dublin 12 or at your premises.

Paediatric First Aid Training Course Content:

This course runs for 1 day. Learners will gain an insight into the following topics during two sessions:

Session 1:

  1. Scene Assessment and Safety
  2. Responsibilities of a First Aider, what should be in a first aid kit, how to use the items in a first aid kit.
  3. Calling for Help and Reacting to an Emergency
  4. Dealing with unconscious Children and Infants, recovery position.
  5. Medical Emergencies: Febrile Seizures, Epilepsy, Diabetes and Asthma, Allergic Reactions, Meningitis
  6. Management of Poisoning
  7. Wounds and Bleeding
  8. Fractures and soft tissue injuries
  9. Burns first aid
  10. Head Injuries and Eye Injuries

Session 2:

  1. CPR for Adults, Infants and Children
  2. AED Use (Adults and Children)
  3. Recognition and treatment of Choking (Adults, Infants and Children).
  4. Review of any questions or issues from Session 1.

Guardian Safety Trainers:

Guardian Safety is a Paediatric First Aid registered training centre and all trainers are fully qualified in Paediatric First Aid, having achieved a Paediatric First Aid Qualification. All trainers hold a minimum of Train the Trainer qualification and are fully qualified safety practitioners holding a minimum of a Diploma Occupational Health and safety.

Maximum Participants Per Course:   


Paediatric First Aid Training Course Assessment:

Assessment is on an ongoing basis during the course and participants will complete a quiz at the end of Session 1 to help highlight areas requiring revision during Session 2.

Who Should Attend This Paediatric First Aid Training Course:

Paediatric First Aid Training Course is designed for parents, registered child minders and caregivers, along with school teachers – including staff involved in crèche, nursery and Montessori facilities, as well as those involved in junior and primary education.

Paediatric First Aid Training Course Certification:

A ‘Paediatric First Aid Training Course’ Certificate will be awarded to participants once they have successfully completed the course.

Refresher Training & Certification Validity Period:

Refresher training is recommended at intervals not greater than 3 years.

Additional Information:

This training includes:

  • Full Powerpoint presentation
  • Video
  • Discussion based on trainers and students previous experiences
  • Practical demonstration
  • Free tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Free car Parking

How To Book Paediatric First Aid Training Course:


Phone                   01-4243013

Book on line        Paediatric First Aid Training Course

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