Paediatric First Aid


This 1 day Paediatric Basic First Aid course us designed specifically for applying first aid to children within the workplace or at home. The aim of this course is to equip you with the theoretical knowledge, skills, and confidence you need to deal with paediatric first aid situations.

Duration: 1 day

Max Group Size: 8

Certification: Amber Safety Certification valid for 2 years


This 1 day Paediatric First Aid course is designed for those who may work in a childcare setting or parents/guardians who want to be prepared in the event of a paediatric first aid emergency. It is designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills to provide emergency life saving care in common paediatric emergency situations.

Course Objectives:

On the completion of this Paediatric First Aid course participants will be able to:

  • recognise the signs of a life-threatening emergency.
  • respond in an effective, safe, and appropriate manner, to a life-threatening emergency, utilising basic life support skills.
  • retrieve and appropriately use, if required, an automated external defibrillator during a cardiac arrest.
  • report and record their actions and interventions appropriately and handover to emergency medical services.

Course Programme:

  • Emergency situations – what to do?
  • Patient Assessment
  • Bleeding & Wounds
  • Shock
  • Burns
  • CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
  • Poisoning
  • Head & spinal injuries
  • Asthma
  • Seizures
  • Fractures & Dislocations

Who is the course intended for?

This course is intended for anyone who wish to learn how to act in paediatric emergency and life-threatening situations


1 day

Training methodology:

This course is a classroom based and instructor led highly interactive programme utilising a range of training methods: presentation, small group interactions, demonstrations, and practical hands-on AED training.


MCQ & practical skills assessment


On successful completion of this course participants will receive Amber Safety Certificate of Completion valid for 2 years.

Additional information


03/05/2024, 05/04/2024, 19/03/2024, 29/04/2024


April, March, May


Amber Safety Limited, B2 Corcanree Business Park, Dock Road, Limerick V94 CDA3