First Aid for Childminders and Early Years Staff – Blended learning 12 hour Full Paediatric First Aid certificate



First Aid for Childminders and Early Years Staff covering Ofsted Requirements for Child Carers, including Adult First Aid and anaphylaxis.

Paediatric Fully Regulated Blended Learning

Blended Paediatric First Aid Course covering Ofsted Requirements for Child Carers and including Adult First Aid and Anaphylaxis
The price of this course includes the online element and the practical course booked separately at no additional charge with,      Click here to see available dates, please email [email protected] and let us know what date your would like to attend for your practical) You will then receive your 12 hour Full Paediatric First Aid certificate when you attend.

This course is an excellent First Aid Training package for parents and child carers to gain invaluable knowledge at their own time and pace. It also serves as a superb resource for those with English as a Second Language to equip you with the vocabulary and language skills and confidence to pass a practical course. The course covers CPR, choking, the recovery position, drowning and much more

This course covers the full Ofsted syllabus and gives you the 6 hours of online learning required along with the practical course, to comply with the Ofsted requirements for a 12 hour course and fulfil the Ofsted Early Years Foundation specification for Child Carers. Awarding you the Full 12 hour Paediatric First Aid Qualification.

This course does not seek to replace the practical element but allows you to undertake the on-line training at a time and place to suit you and then book onto a one day rather than two day, practical course.

The course consists of illustrated step by step directions, flow charts, diagrams, videos and test yourself sections fully compatible with all computers and mobile devices. You will be able to stop and start as often as you like and print your Certificate on completion. You will have continuous access to the course for 12 months.

It is impossible to cover all eventualities within this course, or to equip you with the knowledge and skills to appropriately diagnose and treat in unpredictable real life situations. If you suspect serious illness or injury, you should always seek immediate professional medical advice.

The Author has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained within the course, however this course is merely a guide and the Author does not accept any liability or responsibility for any inaccuracies or for any mistreatment or misdiagnosis of any person, however caused.

The course material has been written by Emma Hammett, Qualified Nurse, First Aid Trainer and founder of First Aid for Life in conjunction with other medical and first aid professionals. If you have any queries concerning this course, please contact [email protected]

Course Includes:

Action in an emergency

Keep yourself safe

Priorities of Treatment

Preparing for an emergency

Helpful information

What to put in your First Aid kit

Information to give the Emergency Services

Role of the First Aider

The Primary Survey – How to help in an Emergency





Unresponsive and Breathing

Recovery Position

How to put someone into the Recovery position

How to put a baby into the recovery position

Secondary Survey

Unconscious and not breathing


Resuscitation – Child

Resuscitating a Baby

Hygiene during CPR

Compression only Resuscitation

Breathing Problems


How to help a Choking adult

How to help a choking child

How to help a choking baby


Step by step – how to help a drowning casualty


What causes asthma

How to help in an asthma attack

Management of Asthma in a child care setting


Anaphylactic Shock

Wounds and bleeding

How to treat a bleeding wound


Embedded objects

How much blood can you afford to lose?


Symptoms of Shock

Treatment of Shock

Knocked out teeth

Internal Bleeding

Amputated parts

Eye injuries

Nose bleeds

Objects in nose

Objects in ears

Types of Wounds

Bites and Stings



Breaks, Sprains and Dislocations

How do you know if they have broken a bone?

Types of Fractures

Treatment for soft tissue injuries or possible closed fractures

When to call an ambulance




Head Injuries

Skull Fracture

What to look for and what to do

Compression and concussion

What to look out for following a head injury

Spinal Injuries

Fitting / Seizures / Convulsions

Extremes of body temperature

Medical conditions and childhood illnesses

Septicaemia / Sepsis



Low blood Sugar / Hypoglycaemia

Sickle Cell Disease

Useful advice

Accident forms

Final Lesson, Quiz and Certificate