Paediatric First Aid Course

Archived news: published on Saturday 31 Mar 2018 by Fife Council

Child receiving first aid

Child receiving first aid

This hands on practical first aid course at Lochgelly High School will alow the candidates to gain a basic level of competence in paediatric first aid skills. It will be run over two evenings both must be attended, 17/04/2018 and 24/04/2018. There will be a tutor based competence assessment at the end of the course with a valid certificate for 3 years. At the end of course candidates will have knowledge of the following:



Bleeding and Shock

Burns and Scalds

Child related conditions (asthma, croup, etc)

Epileptic fits

What should be in a comprehensive first aid box


This certificate course costs £77.50 per person and is approved for ITA. Through Skills Development Scotland, you may be eligible to apply for an Individual Traing Account, giving you up to £200 to spend on learning or training. ITA's are for people who are 16 or over and living in Scotland. You must have an income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on benefits to be eligible.

Telephone reception on 01592 583493 for more details. Email

Maureen Watt, Support Officer - Lochgelly High Community Use 
Tel: 01592 583493 Contact Maureen Watt online
By Post: Lochgelly High School Station Road Lochgelly Fife KY5 8LZ
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