Training Courses

Paediartic & Early Years  First Aid

Choking - Burns - Drowning

Heat Stroke - Allergies - Croup Meningitis - Poisoning - Shock

Sickle cell

The Sussex First Aid Training Paediatric and Early Years course is designed for people who are working, or intend to work in the childcare sector or for mums to be aware of what to do in an emergency perhaps when there is no phone available or in a remote area. The programme has been designed to meet with the requirements of OFSTED for Early Years First Aid Provision. Additionally the programme meets with the recommendations of the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 issued by the Health & Safety Executive for the ‘Appointed Person’.

Sussex First Aid Training Paediatric and Early Years First Aid include resuscitation skills for Adults, Infants and Children. Candidates will receive training in a range of first aid skills including:

  • The ability to act safely and effectively when an accident or emergency occurs.

  • The treatment and priorities of care for an unconscious patient.

  • The recognition of cardiac arrest and delivery of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

  • The ability to safely and promptly treat a patient who is bleeding.

  • Recognition of common childhood complaints and illnesses and appropriate care.

  • Developing an effective emergency plan for when emergencies occur.

  • The keeping of simple records following an accident in the workplace/care setting.

     Paediatric and Early Years First Aid follows a syllabus laid down by Sussex First Aid Training and utilises the following training methods:

  • Multimedia Presentations to convey essential information.

  • Hands on practice in small groups monitored by the instructor.

  • Continual positive encouragement from approved Instructors with a normal maximum group size of 12.

  • An excellent, full colour student manual to use during the course and keep as a future reference on first aid.

  • Up-to-date information presented in a relaxed learning environment.

  • The opportunity to complete a course evaluation and register online with the Sussex First Aid Training website to activate automatic qualification expiry reminders and signup for industry related updates.

     This is a 12 hour programme of learning, delivered over a minimum of 2 days and meets the requirements of OFSTED under DfES guidance (April2004) complying with the framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage. Re-training is required within 3 years of issue date.

    Successful candidates will be awarded a plastic qualification card on completion and receive a full colour A4 certificate awarded by Sussex First Aid Training.

    We also offer a one day training course which covers all the essentials you may come across as young mother or a parent with growing children.

Arbour Agricultural & Remote 1 Day Outdoor First Aid Trauma - Bleeding - Extraction  Communictions - Exposure

What you would expect at Sussexfirst aid Trauma training Day.

Outdoor First aid Training taught by qualified, professionally trained instructors who have served or serve on frontline Emergency servics.


We train to a extremely high standard and expect that standard throughout the day. This is definately NOT a turn up and pass training day.


On arrival. A test to see what we know and what we need to learn. The A-Z of the out door course will be taught and any area that we can tailor to your industry we are happy to do so.

Examples the Arbour industry.





Moving & Handeling Course

Moving & Handling Training – Annual Course Mandatory


Training is tailored to the specific areas of workplace where handling and movement tasks are required.


The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 & Amendments;Risk assessment; 24 hour Back care; Principles of ergonomics;Approved methods for safe handling and obsolete and unsafe handling methods;


Fitness for Life. Course includes practical demonstration and participation to practice safe methods of handling techniques.

One Year Certificate issued to all courses.


Movement of People

suitable for  Education & Care Industry including hospitals, Midwives; Patient Transport, Carers at home, Special Education, Schools, Nurseries, Therapists.


Moving & Handling People Care Courses

Half Day Course - Theory & Practical ( Hoists included if req )

2 Hour Refresher Course – Annual Update of knowledge & skills

One Day Clinical Course - People Care / includes use of hoists


Movement of Objects

suitable for Office, Warehouse, Maintenance, Garden Centres, Garages, Hotel & Construction Industry


Load management Course

3 hour Load Management   Theory & Practical Application of Moving and Handling Objects and Loads.

  • Timings to suit you.

  • In-house Training allows for the use of trainees own workplace situations to be used during the training session. 

  • First Response will bring Moving and Handling equipment to your course

  • All courses receive an end of course report with the certificates


Employers will be required to show a copy of their in-house Moving & Handling Policy on booking the training.

Employees are required to wear suitable clothing & footwear for the course. Equipment used in the workplace to be available during the course.



Paediatric Emergency

At the end of the course you will.

Understand what a Tourniquet is, how to apply it and save that persons life.

Understand your rsponcibilities a a First Aider & working in Remote Locations.

Identofy Danger

Primary Survey

Perform CPR on an adult with no Circulation

Deal with respiration & Circulation problems.



Head Trauma Injuries



Heat exposure


And much more inc Trauma kit that is specific to your industry.


The EYFS that comes into effect on the 1st September 2014 states:

Providers can choose which organisation they wish to provide the training (preferably one with a nationally approved & accredited first aid qualification or one that is a member of a trade body with an approval & monitoring scheme).

The training must cover the course content as designated for paediatric first aid training & be renewed every three years.    

Therefore from the 1st September 2014 the County Council approval will end.


First Response Learning & Qualsafe Awards Ofqual Level 3 -  12 Hour Paediatric Course

This course is for Child care personnel working with babies & children; schools; nurseries; child-minders; crèches; parents; gr & parents; carers; babysitters. 


No prior learning or experience required for this course.



Experienced professional tutors with an active professional interest in First Aid training who are constantly updating their skills & knowledge to keep abreast of current best practice. 

Timings are 12 hours training time plus an hour for breaks & can be adjusted to the client’s needs over 2, 3 or 4 days.  Scheduled courses are run over  2 days.


Unit 1 – Emergency Paediatric First Aid

0900–0915 Assembly & introductions


0915–1015 Role & responsibilities of paediatric first aider: Role, responsibilities, definition of an infant & a child,          infection control, consent, completing accident forms/reports, first aid & personal protection equipment

1015–1045 Incident & casualty assessment: Scene survey, primary survey, calling for help/information needed

 1045–1100 Break

1100–1245 CPR: An infant & a child who is unresponsive & not breathing normally  PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT

 1245–1315 Lunch 

1315–1345 Unconscious casualty: An infant & a child who is breathing normally: Recovery position Management of a seizure  PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT 

1345–1410 Choking casualty: Recognition & treatment   PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT 

1410–1430 Anaphylaxis: Recognition & treatment of anaphylaxis 

1430–1445 Shock: Recognition & treatment of shock in an infant & a child 

1445–1455 Break 

1455–1550 External bleeding:  Types & treatment of bleeding  PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT Minor injuries:Small cuts, grazes, bumps & bruises, small splinters & nosebleeds 

1550–1620 Multiple choice question paper/written assessment 

1620–1630 Course evaluation & closure 

Unit 2 – Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries & Emergencies 

0900–0910 Assembly, introductions & review 

0910–0925 Bites & stings: Complications & treatment 

0925–0930 Eye, ear & nose conditions: Recognition & treatment 

0930–1045 Fractures, dislocations, sprains & strains: Recognition & treatment, support & elevation slings PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT 

1045–1100 Break 

1100–1200 Head & spinal injuries: Types, recognition, treatment & Manual Inline Stabilisation (MILS) PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT 

1200–1245 Chronic medical conditions or sudden illness: Recognition & management (continued after lunch)

Sickle cell syndrome (10 mins), diabetes (30 mins), asthma (40 mins), meningitis (10 mins) & febrile convulsions

(10 mins)


1245–1315 Lunch 

1315–1410 Chronic medical conditions or sudden illness: Recognition & management (continued) 

1410–1435 Body temperature:  Extremes of heat & cold recognition & management (hypo & hyperthermia) 

1435–1445 Electric shock: Dangers & management 

1445–1515 Burns & scalds: Types, recognition & management 

1515–1525 Break 

1525–1540 Poisonous substances: Types, recognition & treatment 

1540–1625 Multiple choice question paper/written assessment 

1625–1635 Course evaluation & closure



Interactive h&s on practical training with multi media for conditions & illnesses CPR training manikins adult, child & baby sized.

Easy to follow individual course booklet & wallet CPR Card

A Recognised certificate valid for 3 years; Record of Achievement; Wallet Certificate; First Response Learning CPR CARD & First Aid BOOK.



Course fees please free phone 01342824715 or

Revalidation. To renew please book another 12 Hour Paediatric course within 3 year period of your certification phone or email as above.




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