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Child First Aid

Child First Aid

$75.00 (incl. GST)

This half-day course is ideal for people who are looking after children in their own home or for those needing to renew their Child First Aid certificate.

  • Recommended for parents, grandparents and other family caregivers
  • Recognised qualification for home-based educators and nannies
  • 4.5 hour course, offered as a 2 day, split course in some locations
  • Eligible for NZQA unit standard 25459
  • Mask wearing, social distancing and contact tracing may be required depending on alert levels at the time of course.
  • Please read the full course information and prerequisites before booking. First aid courses are non-refundable.
  • Please refer to our training terms & conditions.
More Information

This half-day course is ideal for people who are looking after children in their own home or for those needing to renew their Child First Aid certificate.

In this course, our in-depth lessons and scenario-based activities will give you:

  • the skills to identify and deal with serious illness and life-threatening medical emergencies
  • the confidence to be able to offer vital assistance before more experienced help arrives
  • a Child First Aid certificate valid for 2 years upon successful completion

  • First aid courses are non-refundable. Please refer to our training terms & conditions.

    Course Content

    Recognise and provide first aid for:

    (Covers NZQA 25459)

  • Scene and hazard management
  • Patient positioning and assessment
  • CPR (children and infants)
  • Defibrillator (AED) use
  • Choking (children and infants)
  • Burns
  • Poisoning
  • Seizures
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Serious bleeding and shock
  • Allergic reactions (anaphylaxis)
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Prerequisites & requirements

    Attendees must be:

    • 14 years or older
    • able to kneel on the floor to do CPR and complete assessments in English
    • aware we cannot accommodate infants or children on the course. If you are breastfeeding, please ensure you have a support person with you
    • first aid courses are non-refundable - please refer to our Ts & Cs for more details.
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