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Child First Aid

Child First Aid

$69.00 (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
  • 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:

  • physically capable of kneeling on the floor to do CPR
  • able to complete assessments in English
  • able to make a 111 call in English without the use of a translator

  • Please note that we can not accomodate infants or children on the course. If you are breastfeeding, please ensure you have a support person with you so you don't miss important content.

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