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First aid for baby and child

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Suitable for people 18 years and over, this course is designed to teach you a range of first aid skills to cope with emergency situations for babies and children 0-puberty. This course is not appropriate for anyone requiring first aid training at work.

The course is perfect for parents, expectant parents, grandparents, babysitters, foster parents and carers of babies and young children. If you require a course to mind for a child please go to our first aid for child carers course.


5 hours



Course content includes:

  • Dealing with an emergency
  • Unconsciousness (breathing and not breathing)
  • Choking
  • Bleeding
  • Burns & scalds
  • Sprains & strains
  • Seizures
  • Head injuries
  • Swallowing harmful substance
  • Drowning
  • Raised temperature
  • Meningitis
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Diarrhoea & vomiting
  • Where to get help


This course is fully certified. We recommend you refresh your skills after 12 months.


We include lots of practical exercises because we want to give you confidence in dealing with a real life emergency. Delegates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline. The course covers adult information.

This is a 5 hour, one day course. We also offer a first aid for baby and child evening course, split over two consecutive evenings (2.5 hours per evening).


There are no creche facilities; therefore we cannot accommodate children.

For more information on this course please call 0844 412 2808.

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Some people may benefit from a more personal touch. Those we regularly train include people with disabilities, sports groups, youth and schools groups. For bespoke workplace courses call 0844 871 8000. For tailored public first aid courses contact your local area.