Paediatric First Aid course

first aid dummy Fife Council's Community Use Schools offer a number of approved Paediatric First Aid courses throughout the year. Suitable for adults who work with or parents/adults responsible for the care of young children, this 6 hour training course will teach basic first aid principles.

Topics covered include:

Module 1 - Introduction - the First Aider
Module 2 - What is First Aid?
Module 3 - First Aid in the workplace
Module 4 - Responsibilities of the appointed person
Module 5 - Primary assessment
Module 6 - Principles of resuscitation
Module 7 - Secondary assessment
Module 8 - Disorders of respiration & breathing disorders
Module 9 - The recognition & treatment of head injury
Module 10 - The control of bleeding & treatment for shock
Module 11 - Bones, joints & muscle injuries
Module 12 - Burns
Module 13 - Poisons
Module 14 - Bites & stings
Module 15 - Childhood conditions

This course costs £77.50 and has been approved for Skills Development Scotland Individual Learning Account (ILA) funding.

Individual Learning Accounts (ILAs) are for people who are 16 or over and living in Scotland. You can apply for an ILA if you are not in education, do not have a degree or above and are not taking part in training through the Employability Fund or Modern Apprenticeship, or if you are not participating on the Community Jobs Scotland programme. You must also have an income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on benefits to be eligible to get up to £200 towards the costs of learning or training with an Individual Learning Account from Skills Development Scotland.

To find out more or to request an ILA application pack, visit or call the helpline on 0800 917 8000.

To book a place at our Paediatric First Aid courses, please contact the appropriate community use school.

This class is part of : Learning for work

Tagged : Education | Vocational courses

Published by: Fife Council

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Course Information
Age Group Adults
Course Level All
Study Method Part-Time Evening
Qualifications Gained Paediatric First Aid certificate valid for 3 years
Other Information The course will be held over 2 evenings, or one full day to complete the 6 hour course

Course Timetable

Location Date Time
Queen Anne Community Use School  |  Sunday 26 November 2017 9:30 - 16:00
Madras College Community Use  |  Wednesday 29 November 2017 18:30 - 21:30
Madras College Community Use  |  Wednesday 6 December 2017 18:30 - 21:30
Levenmouth Academy Community Use Wednesday 21 February 2018 18:30 - 21:30
Levenmouth Academy Community Use Wednesday 28 February 2018 18:30 - 21:30
Balwearie High School Community Use  |  Thursday 15 March 2018 18:30 - 21:30
Balwearie High School Community Use  |  Thursday 22 March 2018 18:30 - 21:30
Queen Anne Community Use School  |  Sunday 25 March 2018 9:30 - 16:00


Charge Description Cost
Vocational 6 hour training course £77.50