First Aid for Babies and Children

Who is it for?

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, Newborn – puberty. This course is not appropriate for anyone requiring First Aid at Work training.
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 become a registered Child Minder then please go to the First Aid for Child Carers course.


6 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 6 hour, one day course.