12 Hour Paediatric

Our paediatric first aid courses meet the standards laid down by Ofsted, EYFS, and SureStart .  Our 12 hour paediatric first aid course is held at our academy in Peterborough Cambridgeshire or at a venue of your choosing.


The 12 hour paediatric course is suitable for Childminders, Teachers, Nursery workers, Au Pairs, Nannies, School nurse or parents.


The first aid competition in Cambridgeshire is high so why use ALTTA?


We pride ourselves on not only having teaching experience in the classroom but also having hands on experience in delivering first aid within the work place.  Our first aid instructors have dealt with a wide range of incidents from cut fingers through to CPR on a member of the public.  One of our first aid at work instructors has a St Johns commendation for carrying out successful CPR to a member of the public. He did this with an ex candidate that he taught.


We also believe in keeping first aid simple. Our instructors will not try and blind you with medical jargon, as far as we are concerned an arm is an arm and a leg is a leg.  A lot of people are put off first aid courses as they are worried about the medical terms that are often used, however this will not happen at ALTTA.

3 Day First Aid at Work Course

12 Hour Paediatric Training Course Content:


  • Planning for first aid emergencies
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • Activating the emergency services and identifying the need to call the EMS
  • First aid kits and accident reporting
  • Unconscious but breathing (Recovery Position)
  • Resuscitation procedures appropriate to the age of the children being cared for
  • Adult, infant and child CPR
  • Drowning
  • Choking and becoming unconscious after choking
  • Emergency needs of children with chronic medical conditions:
  • Epilepsy, Asthma, Sickle Cell Anemia, Diabetes
  • Meningitis and other serious sudden illnesses

Recognising and Responding Appropriately to:


  • Spinal injury
  • Shock
  • Injury and illness assessment
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Electric shock
  • Serious bleeding and minor bleeding
  • Nose bleeds
  • Foreign objects in the body
  • Burns and scalds
  • Suspected fractures
  • Head, neck and back Injuries
  • Cases of poisoning
  • Foreign bodies in eyes and noses
  • Eye injuries
  • Bites and stings
  • Effects of extreme heat and cold
  • Febrile convulsions

Our training academy in Peterborough Cambridgeshire is large enough to accommodate 12 candidates.


The course itself is an on going assessment with no end test.  This again is proven to help candidates relax during the course and absorb more information.  Throughout the training the instructor will demonstrate each section of the course and then the candidates will be expected to complete the task to the required standards.


Throughout the the first aid training course the candidates will be expected to complete a theory question paper to ensure learning has taken place.  With prior notice the question paper can be given verbally should a candidate have learning or language difficulties.


Once your first aid training has been completed you will receive an email first aid book that will keep you updated for the 3 years your qualification is valid.  You will also be given the chance to subscribe to video refreshers that will be sent to you over the 3 years to remind you of how to carry out certain aspects of first aid.


Our paediatric training course in Peterborough Cambridgeshire can be run as a weekday course, weekend course or evening course.  This will need to be discussed on booking.  Has easy access from the A1 and the A605  so is excellently situated to service Canbridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, Bedfordshire, Licolnshire, Northampton and Suffolk.  



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