Paediatric First Aid (Refresher)

Our Paediatric First Aid Course provides you with information that is essential to anyone who works with children to learn the basics of first aid, so that they can respond appropriately in an emergency situation. The purpose of this course is to help you learn new skills in paediatric first aid, or refresh your existing skills.

The course uses comprehensive content to explain how to identify and respond to incidents, including how to treat minor injuries and put a child or infant in the recovery position, plus administer CPR to a child or in infant casualty.  It will provide you with the best practices in cases of emergency and will help to give you the confidence to respond safely and effectively. You should always seek professional medical help when taking action. The course is for guidance purposes only and does not replace practical training.

Individual Course
£15.00 + VAT

The Training

On completing the course, learners will:

  • Complete a primary assessment on an injured child
  • Know the steps to administer CPR to a child or infant casualty
  • Place a child or infant casualty in the recovery position
  • Understand the importance of knowing the medical history of children in your care
  • Understand reasons why a child may lose consciousness
  • Respond to a child suffering with diabetes complications, epilepsy, febrile seizures, high temperatures, poisoning, allergic reactions, meningitis or septicemia
  • Respond to situations or conditions which may affect a child’s breathing such as choking, smoke inhalation, drowning, asthma, croup and hyperventilation
  • Make a secondary assessment of non life-threatening injuries
  • Respond to a child suffering with injuries like bleeding wounds, head injuries, sprains, fractures, burns and electric shock

Final Test

Once you have completed the online training, you will be able to take the final test.

  • There are 25 questions.
  • The pass rate is 80%.
  • You can take the test as many times as you need.

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It takes approximately two hours to complete the entire course. You can claim two CPD hours towards your professional development.

This course is certificated on its completion. The length of time you take is entirely dependent on how quickly you can study and absorb the information. Remember, it’s important to learn the content and not to rush through the course. Please do take notes during these courses.


This course has been accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to the universally accepted Continuous Professional Development Guidelines. On successful completion, you can download and print your certificates from the learner management system.