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Baby First Aid Course

Baby First Aid Courses in London with Little Ones Training and Education

Little Ones Training and Education baby first aid courses place an emphasis on preventing accidents, not just treating them. We provide opportunities for child carers such as nannies and childminders, as well as parents to learn, grow and develop their skills in first aid for babies and toddlers in a safe, friendly and educational environment.

Little Ones have been placing nannies with families for over 10 years, and the one criteria every family requires from their child carer is that they are trained in first aid for babies and toddlers. We use a combination of our understanding as a nanny agency based in London, as well as working alongside the guidelines recommended to child carers by the likes of Ofsted and the Early Years Foundation Stage, to offer regular baby first aid courses in London to fit around your schedule. This makes it easy to book a course with us at a time that suits you.

With baby first aid courses in London 3 times a week, Little Ones Training and Education makes it easier for nannies and childminders to achieve an Ofsted compliant certification in first aid for babies and toddlers. This means you will be one step closer to registering with Ofsted on the voluntary or early years register, making you a more attractive candidate to potential employers, as well as giving you confidence in your own professional practice.

For new parents, gaining and understanding some basic skills in first aid for babies and toddlers will really help you to feel relaxed going into this new journey. By acquiring these skills, this should help give you the confidence to care for your new baby and to keep them safe and healthy. So why not enquire about the prices and book onto a baby first aid course and build on your confidence in caring for your baby or child?

Which Baby First Aid Course?

For nannies and childminders, our 12 hour blended paediatric first aid course, which compromises of 6 hours of hands on training with one of our fully qualified paediatric first aid trainers, and then another 6 hours online, is fully Ofsted compliant for the Early Years and Voluntary Childcare Registers, and suitable for child carers, whether you are wishing to work as a nanny, childminder or nursery practitioner.

The price of our Ofsted compliant paediatric first aid course for babies and toddlers is competitively priced at £120 for the full 12 hour course, making it one of the cheapest blended paediatric first aid (PFA) courses available to nannies and childminders in London.

For new parents, the price for the baby first aid course will vary depending on whether you wish to attend the course at our central London office, or in the comfort of your own home (please see details below). We can offer both, making it easier to plan ahead and book a course around you and your baby’s schedule.

Why not get a group of friends together and host a first aid course for babies and toddlers at home? Please call us on 0207 112 8057 to discuss further.

What is Covered in a Baby First Aid Course?

When it comes to children, you should be prepared for any kind of emergency. Unfortunately small children do not understand risks, and so it is down to the adult to risk assess for them, and a family home can be a challenge to some. Children are curious about the world around them and will explore in many ways, including putting things in their mouth. To have the basic skills that a first aid course for babies and toddlers can offer, should give you the reassurance that you are capable of keeping children safe. By completing a first aid course for babies and toddlers, you will also improve your practice to be able to assess risks, provide a safe environment, and know exactly what to do in any emergency situation where first aid may be required. As a parent, nanny or childminder, this should be a priority and by completing a baby first aid course, you will develop your understanding across each of these areas.

In the event of a much bigger accident happening, we hope you will never have to use the first aid skills that you learn from the first aid course for babies and toddlers, but unfortunately these situations can happen and being prepared and knowing exactly what to do in that capacity is the best practice that you can provide to any family as their nanny or childminder. For parents, it is having the understanding about what to do in any given situation that should in turn give you confidence and allow you to remain calm and focused.

The Little Ones baby first aid course in London will be taken face-to-face and follow a set of basic skills needed to care for young children.

For Nannies and Childminders completing the Paediatric First Aid Course, this includes;

  • Being able to assess an emergency situation and prioritise what action to take
  • Helping a baby or child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Helping a baby or child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Helping a baby or child who is having a seizure
  • Helping a baby or child who is choking
  • Helping a baby or child who is bleeding
  • Helping a baby or child who is suffering from shock caused by severe blood loss (hypovolemic shock)

To develop these skills, nannies and childminders are given plenty of opportunity to practice within our first aid course for babies and toddlers and are made to feel comfortable and confident in all first aid training given.

It is important to complete a full 12 hour Ofsted compliant paediatric first aid (PFA) course as a nanny or childminder as in addition to the above criteria, you will also learn how to:

  • Help a baby or child who is suffering from anaphylactic shock
  • Help a baby or child who has had an electric shock
  • Help a baby or child who has burns or scalds
  • Help a baby or child who has a suspected fracture
  • Help a baby or child with head, neck or back injuries
  • Help a baby or child who is suspected of being poisoned
  • Help a baby or child with a foreign body in eyes, ears or nose
  • Help a baby or child with an eye injury
  • Help a baby or child with a bite or sting
  • Help a baby or child who is suffering from the effects of extreme heat or cold
  • Help a baby or child having: a diabetic emergency; an asthma attack; an allergic reaction; meningitis; and/or febrile convulsions
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider (including appropriate contents of a first aid box and the need for recording accidents and incidents)

For parents completing the Baby First Aid Course in London, this includes;

  • CPR for babies and children
  • Choking for babies and children
  • Head injuries (minor and serious)
  • Burns
  • Bleeding (minor and serious)
  • Meningitis

The first aid course for babies and toddlers, for new parents takes 2.5 hours to complete. This gives enough time to learn the basic skills needed in theory and also time to put them into practice with resuscitation dummies.

By completing a first aid course for babies and toddlers, you will get to practice hands-on resuscitation methods on dummies of a baby and a child. This is because the techniques needed to apply CPR are different dependent on the age of the child.

When it comes to children, you should be prepared for anything. To have the basic skills that a baby first aid course for can offer, will help you to know exactly what to do in any emergency situation where first aid may be required.

First Aid Course for Babies and Toddlers and Our Trainers

During your Little Ones face-to-face baby first aid course in London, adequate resuscitation and other equipment is provided for your training to adhere to the Ofsted and Early Years Foundation Stage standards. It is by using this equipment, including baby and junior resuscitation models, where the hands on learning will provide you with confidence and reassurance. The first aid course for babies and toddlers you will be taught should give all trainees the ability to practice and demonstrate techniques.

All our baby first aid trainers are qualified and equipped to help you with any questions or concerns you have. We want you to leave the baby first aid course confident in your ability and ready to take on any emergency.

How and When to Book a First Aid Course for Babies and Toddlers

For nannies and childminders;

Little Ones run Ofsted compliant paediatric baby first aid courses (PFA) in London during the day, 3 times a week.

Our courses run on either a Thursday, Friday or Saturday every week, allowing you the time to book a course that works around your schedule. This way you can achieve your paediatric first aid course for babies and toddlers quickly. It is also a requirement to renew your first aid course for babies and toddlers every 3 years, so keeping up to date with your first aid and refreshing your skills is easy to achieve when our courses run so frequently.

The paediatric baby first aid course in London is held at our Kings Cross office. The price for the paediatric baby first aid course for nannies and childminders is £120.

Little Ones first aid courses for babies and toddlers meets the requirements set out by Ofsted for the Early Years and Childcare registers, meaning on completion of the baby first aid course, nannies and childminders are able to register with Ofsted.

For new parents;

Little Ones Training and Education run baby first aid courses for new parents in London in the evenings. These courses are 2.5 hours long and will take place at our King’s Cross office in central London.

Prices for our baby first aid courses varies dependent upon where you wish to complete the course. Parents who wish to hold a first aid course for babies and toddlers within their own home, can contact Little Ones on 0207 112 8057 to discuss the price, as it will vary depending on your location and how many participants you wish to book on to the course.

For the 2.5 hour baby first aid course in London, the price will be £59 per person.

As with all our courses, the prices for baby first aid courses for new parents are comparative and also competitive with those on the market and reflects the standard of training given by Little Ones Training and Education.

Little Ones is a member of the First Aid Industry Body. A regulatory body ensuring a high quality of service and standard from its members (registration number 19/16(677)).

This way you receive quality, up-to-date information, with fantastic teachers who are fully qualified and regulated to provide baby first aid courses in London.

How do I Book a Baby First Aid Course in London?

Whether you are a parent looking to complete a baby first aid course in London, or hold a private one within your own home. Or if you are a nanny wishing to book on to a first aid course for babies and toddlers, then please do give us a call to book, or to find out about more about the prices for baby first aid courses.

Little Ones run baby first aid courses in London every single week, so you can book a day to suit you.

Please visit our Little Ones Training and Education page for details on upcoming baby first aid courses in London and how to book your spot. (Visit the Childcare Courses page)

The price of our 12 hour paediatric baby first aid course for nannies and childminders is £120. Places can be booked by calling 0207 112 8057.

The price of our baby first aid course in London for new parents is £59. The price of a first aid course for babies and toddlers in your own home depends on the location and amount of people who will be attending. Please give us a call on 0207 112 8057 to discuss your needs and we will find suitable availability.

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