Baby first aid course

Our baby first aid course teaches simple, life saving skills. First aid topics are taught in line with babies’ developmental stages, helping to reassure parents and prepare them for the first year and beyond.

Who should attend?

This course is for parents, grandparents, and anyone who spends time looking after babies.

We welcome young people from the age of 12 onto all our community first aid courses. If under the age of 16, a responsible adult member of the family or guardian must be in attendance for the duration of the course. The adult/guardian can be responsible for 2 young people per course, and must book a place on the course if they wish to be trained and receive a certificate.

Course content

First aid techniques

  • Baby primary survey
  • Baby recovery position
  • Baby CPR
  • Shock

First aid advice for new born babies

  • What to do if your baby:
  • Has a fever
  • Has a rash and you suspect meningitis

First aid advice for babies who are around 6 months+

  • What to do if your baby:
  • Is choking
  • Has croup
  • Has a febrile convulsion

First aid advice for babies who are around 9 months+

  • What to do if your baby:
  • Bumps their head
  • Is bleeding

Course duration

Three hours. 

Assessment and certification

Continuous assessment by trainer.

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Don't forget - if you can't find a Baby First Aid class near you, we also run Essential First Aid for all ages.

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