Safeguarding Little Lives: Paediatric First Aid Training Course - Nurturing Confidence in Child Emergency Response

ProTrainings' Paediatric First Aid training course provides comprehensive knowledge and practical skills to effectively respond to emergencies involving infants and children, ensuring their safety and well-being in critical situations.

Why Paediatric First Aid is so important

Paediatric first aid equips individuals to provide immediate and appropriate medical assistance to children in emergencies. It addresses their unique needs, enables rapid response, and covers common childhood emergencies. This training brings peace of mind to caregivers and emphasizes prevention and safety awareness. By promoting a safer environment, paediatric first aid ensures the well-being of children in our communities.

About our Paediatric Basic Life Support (BLS) Level 2 (VTQ) training course

Our Paediatric Basic Life Support (BLS) Level 2 (VTQ) course is designed to provide individuals with the essential knowledge and skills to effectively respond to life-threatening emergencies involving children. Participants will learn the principles of basic life support, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), airway management, and the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) specifically tailored for paediatric patients. The course covers age-specific techniques, guidelines, and protocols to ensure proper care and resuscitation for infants and children. Successful completion of the course results in a Virtual Training Qualification (VTQ) and equips participants with the confidence and competence to potentially save lives in critical situations involving paediatric patients.

About our Paediatric First Aid Annual Refresher (VTQ) training course

Our Paediatric First Aid Annual Refresher (VTQ) course is designed for individuals who have previously completed a paediatric first aid course and need to refresh their knowledge and skills. This annual refresher course ensures that participants stay up to date with the latest guidelines and best practices in paediatric first aid. It covers essential topics such as CPR, choking, bleeding, and common childhood emergencies. By refreshing their skills regularly, participants can maintain their competence in responding to paediatric emergencies and ensure the safety and well-being of children in their care. Successful completion of the course leads to a Virtual Training Qualification (VTQ).

About our Paediatric Immediate Life Support (PILS) Level 3 (VTQ) training course

The ProTrainings Paediatric Immediate Life Support (PILS) Level 3 (VTQ) course equips healthcare professionals and first responders to manage life-threatening emergencies in children. It covers advanced techniques in resuscitation, airway management, and critical care interventions. Participants learn to assess and respond to cardiac arrest, respiratory emergencies, and other critical conditions. Practical demonstrations and simulations build competence and confidence. Completion leads to a Virtual Training Qualification (VTQ) validating participants' ability to handle paediatric emergencies.

More about our Paediatric training courses

Paediatric first aid training is required in most child care settings. We offer solutions for all your training needs. Our most popular course is the two-day 12-hour paediatric first aid or PFA qualification. Most people take this course using our blended program, saving a day in the classroom by completing one day of the course online at your pace and then one day in the classroom with a ProTrainings approved instructor. We also offer an annual refresher course to keep your skills fresh. This course is available nationwide. If you need help in finding a blended or face-to-face course, or if you would like to arrange for a trainer to come to your workplace, please contact us.

Preview the course content:

Section 1

Introduction to Paediatric Basic Life Support

48 mins
16 videos
This section includes:
  • Course introduction 2:18
  • Fears of First Aid 3:02
  • Asking permission and consent to help 3:37
  • and more...
Section 2

Cardiac Arrest and CPR

44 mins
14 videos
This section includes:
  • Paediatric CPR Introduction 1:03
  • Resuscitation of children 1:36
  • Child CPR 3:59
  • and more...
Section 3

Choking Management

10 mins
3 videos
This section includes:
  • Adult Choking 5:10
  • Choking in children 3:17
  • Infant Choking 2:13
Section 4


9 mins
2 videos
This section includes:
  • Oxygen for First Aid 7:06
  • Course Summary 2:41

Three Easy Steps to learning Paediatric First Aid Today

1 Pay

Sign up and pay £24.95 + VAT and start your training straight away or enquire for group rates. You will receive 8 months of access to the videos, a printable student manual, an optional weekly video refresher email and a 1-year certificate and 3 hours certified CPD credits. Learn more

2 Pass

Take the video training and multiple choice test. Don't worry, you get another try if you don't pass. And your progress is saved, so you can leave and come back as often as you like. Learn more

3 Print

Print your certificate and verified CPD time statement and that's it! Your training is complete until it's time to renew again. So you don't forget, we'll send you a reminder email when your training is expiring. Learn more

Frequently Asked Questions

Which occupations use this course?

The Paediatric Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is perfect for:

  • Nurses
  • Doctors
  • Locum and agency workers
  • Teachers

How do I complete a practical module after completing the online basic life support course?

We have a network of over 1000 approved and monitored instructors to deliver a short skill training session nationwide or we can come to your workplace to deliver the training. This blended training saves class time and provides the same UK-CSTF aligned training. Contact us on 01206 805359 to discuss your options.

What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Learn more about ProTrainings training

ProTrainings Europe has produced over 350 video online courses and we also offer training at your workplace or at regional training centres nationwide

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Benefits of Choosing ProTrainings for your Paediatric First Aid Course

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