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12 hour Paediatric First Aid

"The trainer was excellent. He gave a really good feel of 'real life' situations. I feel a lot more confident because of this - many thanks."

Course Aims

To train delegates to be able to deal with a paediatric emergency within the workplace.

Suitable For

Recommended for EYFS settings. Meets Childcare Registration and County Council requirements. People who work in nursery, first, infant, primary schools, childminders. 

Those who hold a current 1-day Emergency First Aid at Work or 3-day First Aid at Work are able to Paediatric First Aid by attending the 1-day Paediatric First Aid Top-up course.

Course length

2 days (12 hours)



Temporary physical impairment - In situations where employers inform training providers that an employee attending a training course has a temporary physical impairment, it may be sensible to advise them to defer training until the individual is fit. If this is not possible and the student
has a temporary physical impairment, affecting for example mobility, a training provider can temporarily accommodate this during training. For example, a knee injury may prevent CPR training as the person is unable to kneel on the floor, so the training could be delivered at waist height. If you have any queries do contact us for advice.


Norvic certificate in Paediatric First Aid - valid for 3 years.

Course Venue

Open courses are held regularly at training venues throughout Norfolk. Alternatively, courses can be arranged at your own site anywhere in the UK (subject to suitability).


  • Making an emergency plan 
  • Basic life support and choking 
  • The unconscious casualty
  • Shock 
  • Wounds and bleeding 
  • Burns and electric shock 
  • Anaphylaxis 
  • Strain and sprains 
  • Fractures and dislocations 
  • Head and eye injuries 
  • Poison and harmful substances including bites and stings 
  • Heat and cold injuries 
  • Foreign bodies in the ear and nose 
  • Medical emergencies 
  • Epilepsy 
  • Asthma and hyperventilation 
  • Croup/stridor 
  • Epiglottis 
  • Diabetes 
  • Sickle cell 
  • Meningitis 
  • First aid kits 
  • Accident books.

Course Dates

Norvic Training, Bowthorpe Hall, Bowthorpe Hall Road, Norwich, NR5 9AA

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