Course overview
Dates and bookings

Our three hour baby and child first aid courses are designed to teach parents and carers basic life saving and first aid techniques, such as CPR, dealing with choking and accident prevention, and are run by paediatric and registered nurses and experiences first aid instructors with specialist training and experience in child health.

Participants are invited to join baby and child first aid courses and learn paediatric first aid in Brighton, Hove, Worthing, Horsham, Wimbledon, Guildford, Farnham as well as the rest of Sussex, Surrey and London.

Bringing baby? Non-mobile babies are more than welcome on all of our baby and child first aid courses. We do limit the number of babies to 4 per course for our open courses. Please let us know when booking if you are bringing your baby or twins.

As well as expert tuition, you’ll also receive a paediatric emergency first aid booklet, accident prevention information handouts, a certificate of attendance and follow up support if needed. Please note this is a certificate of attendance and does not qualify participants as first aiders, we do offer longer courses for this purpose.

Our teachers don’t tell ‘horror stories’ but draw upon everyday examples from their many years of paediatric healthcare experience whilst covering and managing the following subjects:

  • How to deal with choking in a baby, child or adult
  • The recovery position
  • Basic life support (CPR) on babies, children and adults
  • Accident prevention with young children
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Ingestion
  • Foreign objects
  • Head injuries
  • Febrile convulsions and fits
  • Recognising Meningitis
  • How to prevent all this happening in the first place
  • Essential information about safety in the home and garden
  • Our baby and child first aid courses in Brighton, Hove, Worthing, Wimbledon, Sussex, Surrey and London last approximately three hours however, longer courses are also available.

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