Request a Paediatric First Aid Course in Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear

Children require different first aid treatment to adults, so make sure that you are adequately educated in the correct methods. Based in Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, our team of specialists provide a paediatric first aid training course that is bespoke to your needs. From aiding teachers and care staff to providing courses for individuals, we tailor each service to you.

Parent and Carer First Aid Classes

Suited to anyone that wants basic first aid and emergency life saver training, this course is a great all-rounder. Whether you are a parent, grandparent, babysitter or carer, this training benefits everyone. The course teaches you how to deal with an accident or emergency involving babies and children. Certificates of attendance are available on request, and first aid books are available to purchase from your trainer.

Parent and Carer – Host at Home

Hosting a course at your home creates a personal atmosphere, and that option is available when you choose our services. A two-hour paediatric course for four or more people is only £25 per person. These fun, friendly, family first aid classes are ideal for parents (and others) to learn together. Children under 12 months are more than welcome. As with the standard paediatric course, certificates of attendance are available on request. Books are also available to purchase from your trainer.

Choose a Venue

Working with the local community, we are hoping to run classes in a variety of local businesses. Please contact us if you want us to attend your event. You can also like our Facebook page to stay up-to-date with local events. Here is a sample of the businesses that we run classes in: 

  • Cafes
  • Children’s Centres
  • Churches 
  • Nurseries
  • Pre-Schools
  • Soft Plays
  • Sports Centres

Training for Teachers and Support Staff

Suited to those that work with babies and children, our team of experts teach basic emergency first aid training. The two-hour core skills class that we provide teaches you how to deal with an accident or emergency. Online training in a variety of areas is also available.

ITC Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Designed for workers caring for children in the absence of their parents, this qualification indicates adequate performance as a first aider on babies and children. It may have been identified as necessary by a workplace risk assessment. The qualification benefits all who spend time in the early years’ environment, and with pre-puberty children. It provides essential paediatric life-saving skills, and incident management techniques are also provided. The course is predominantly practical, with assessment taken through observation of your performance.

ITC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

This course meets OFSTED™ requirements for those working in early years’ settings. The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) statutory framework requires at least one qualified individual to be present always. This includes group outings. The qualification is designed to provide essential paediatric lifesaving skills and paediatric incident management. 

Millie's Mark™ is awarded as a special endorsement to those that go above and beyond the minimum requirements. If all your staff are trained in paediatric first aid, then the award may be granted. You must ensure that everything learned during the course is kept in the forefront of practitioners’ minds so that they are confident, ready, and capable

Once you gain the Millie’s Mark™ accreditation, you provide reassurance for parents that your staff are fully capable in a paediatric first-aid situation. It proves that their children are safe, and that your staff will act appropriately in an emergency.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course

HosThe Emergency Paediatric First Aid (EPFA) course is undertaken face-to-face, and lasts for a minimum of six hours’ tutor contact time (excluding breaks). This involves the following tuition: 

  • The assessment of an emergency and prioritising what action to take.
  • Helping a baby or child that is unresponsive and breathing normally.
  • Helping a baby or child that is unresponsive and not breathing normally.
  • Helping a baby or child that is having a seizure.
  • Helping a baby or child that is choking.
  • Helping a baby or child that is bleeding.
  • Helping a baby or child who is suffering from shock.

Contact us, in Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, to obtain more information on our paediatric first aid training courses.