West Thames College London

Pediatric First Aid

Level 2 Emergency First Aid
including Ofsted Paediatric First Aid

This 2-day course covers the set Ofsted course syllabus plus adult resuscitation. You may be with friends, family or work in a nursery, school or anywhere a child may need caring for. We provide plenty of adult, child and baby mannequins allowing each delegate to have ample, supervised CPR practice. Particular types of childcare activities may need specific additional first aid training.

Delegates receive: an A4 and a laminated wallet sized certificate valid for 3 years plus an Ofsted approved paediatric specific quality first aid manual.


This course covers all subjects listed in Ofsted’s Annex A and is in line with Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage DFE-00337-2014.

  • First aid kits
  • Record keeping
  • First aid emergencies,
  • Adult and paediatric basic life support (CPR)
  • Asthma, anaphylaxis plus bites/stings, choking, poisoning, seizures, meningitis, sickle cell, diabetes, hypothermia/hyperthermia, shock, burns
  • Foreign bodies in: eyes/ears/nose
  • Injuries to: eyes/head/neck/back
  • Fractures, dislocations, strains, sprains, bleeds and electric shock.

We will also include:

  • Hyperventilation, heart conditions and stroke
  • Administration of the epipen, anapen and jext for severe allergic reactions.

Epipen, Jext and Anapen Administration

This is included on all our first aid courses free of charge once the set syllabus and set course duration has been covered. You will learn to recognise and treat anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) practicing with safe "trainer" epipens. Delegates receive an A4 certificate valid for 12 months.



"The course has given me the confidence and skills to deal with many first aid situations"

Alex, Fulham Palace Garden Centre

"This course can make a difference to everyone. You never know when you may need to use First Aid. This course helps you gain knowledge and practical experience to help someone in need."

Rachel, Care Med Recruitment

“The course was fantastic. It provided me with everything you could want to know in a medical emergency and was taught in a fun way. Some of the best training I’ve ever had.”

Naomi, Ossman Consultants Limited


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